Out for Blood
In the midst of the pandemic, the Trump administration embarked on an unprecedented execution spree, killing 13 people over the course of six months in the federal death chamber in Terre Haute, Indiana.
After Trump’s Execution Spree, Lingering Trauma and a Push for Abolition
As momentum builds to abolish the federal death penalty, the loved ones of those killed in Terre Haute have just started to grieve.
Dustin Higgs, the Last Man to Be Executed in Terre Haute, Maintains His Innocence
Higgs was sentenced to death for his role in a triple murder. A key witness later said the government’s case was “bullshit.”
Dispatches From Trump’s Killing Spree
Lisa Montgomery was executed early Wednesday as part of a wave of federal executions in the final months of the Trump administration.
Trump’s Execution Spree Is Not About Him. It’s About Us.
The killings in Terre Haute may look like an aberration, but they are part of a violent tradition that Americans have long accepted.
The Death Penalty’s Other Victims
In the shadow of Trump’s execution spree, the families of the condemned share a particular trauma that few can understand.