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 editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

  • 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.