The Nation‘s Liliana Segura on Texas’ execution of an intellectually disabled man, and its broader context in the execution of the mentally disabled, and a recent Supreme Court ruling barring mandatory minimum life sentences for juveniles. Also, activists in NYC protest the Spectra pipeline, another mass shooting, and 70% of public school students in NYC live below the poverty line.
Signs at anti-Spectra
Crowd at anti-Spectra
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