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New Orleans Court Stops Texas Execution
A Texas inmate received a last minute stay of execution Wednesday, and his lawyers say he's suffering from mental illnesses.  It's a case that's been closely watched by the national media, and has given fuel to the conversation about whether someone that's mentally ill shoul…
UPDATE: Texas Execution Halted!
As reported earlier today, Texas was about to execute only the 13th woman since 1976, but it appears now that the Huntsville death chamber will be vacant until April.