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Domineque Ray Died So the Death Penalty Could Live

2 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

The Supreme Court can't make everyone happy, but it rarely makes everyone mad. Chief Justice John Roberts and his four conservative colleagues did just that last week when they let the state of Alabama execute Domineque Ray, a Muslim prisoner, without honoring his request to have an imam present at his death. Justice Elena Kagan, in a dissent joined by the other three liberal justices, condemned the majority opinion for giving no attention to Ray's religious-freedom claims. “Given the gravity of the issue presented here,” she wrote, “I think that decision profoundly wrong.” Observers...
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