Monthly Archives: November 2, 2009

Contact Board of Pardons and Paroles to Urge Clemency for Khristian Oliver, Whose Jury Consulted the Bible During Deliberations on Death Penalty

Kristian Oliver, who is scheduled for execution in Texas on Thursday, November 5, was sentenced to death by a jury whose members consulted the Bible during their deliberations of whether Oliver should receive the death penalty. During deliberations on sentencing, one of the jurors apparently read the following passage aloud to his fellow jurors: “And…read more