Florida Execution Postponed For a Fundraiser

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how an execution was postponed in Florida so that the Attorney General could hold a fundraiser for her re-election campaign:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the chair of Foundation Beyond Belief and a high school math teacher in the suburbs of Chicago. He began writing the Friendly Atheist blog in 2006. His latest book is called The Young Atheist's Survival Guide.

  • Mick

    Most politicians are power hungry control freaks — and you know you’ve got total control when you decide who lives and who dies.

  • Iron Hat

    It’s not that I believe that no crime is deserving of death, it’s that the means by which we come to that sentence is so fraught with inconsistency, unfairness, ignorance, and corruption, that I could almost never, ever believe that justice was being served.

  • sudon’t

    Hemant, so many innocent people have been executed that you might want to stick with some form of “alleged” when discussing Death Row inmates.