News Coverage / 31.10.2016

From Scottsbluff Star Herald. MAUNETTE LOEKS Digital News Editormloeks@starherald.com Proponents of the death penalty traveled through western Nebraska, urging voters to vote to repeal LB 268. The Nebraska Legislature passed the bill, which repealed the death penalty during the 2015 Legislative session. Nebraskans for the Death Penalty Rick...

OpEd / 31.10.2016

From the Omaha World-Herald. The writer is attorney general for the State of Nebraska. Nebraskans should make an informed decision when voting whether to repeal the Legislature’s repeal of the death penalty. There are five general misconceptions about Nebraska’s death penalty: » Who is eligible for the death penalty. »...

OpEd / 24.10.2016

From the Omaha World-Herald. Nebraskans are not a bloodthirsty people. Many who have supported the death penalty for decades feel reservations about the potential, however small, for a mistake. And there is a salient argument from death penalty opponents that Nebraska hasn’t carried out an execution for nearly...

OpEd / 14.10.2016

Bob Evnen Nebraska View A recent Hub Opinion called the death penalty “wasteful and ineffective.” It is neither. The death penalty is a just punishment imposed in our state only for the most heinous crimes committed by the most depraved criminals. We are careful here, and we...