Entry for March 01, 2007

Chart on executions from the Death Penalty Information Center, “History of the Death Penalty” page,

In 1847 on this day, Michigan became the first state to abolish the death penalty. Meanwhile in Virginia our General Assembly passed new legislation to expand the death penalty. To view artists on the death penalty, see the Houston online exhibit, Justice for All. One of the artists in the exhibit is Linda Hesh from Alexandria.

Here’s the link for March‘s index for :This Day in Radical History” by Geov Parrish. The rest of the months are below:

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