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No clemency, but a brief reprieve in the Kelly Gissendaner case

Kelly Gissendaner, scheduled to be executed first in February, and then last night, has seen her execution postponed once more.

The Episcopal Café reported over the weekend on Gissendaner’s case. The mother of three was convicted of planning the murder of her husband in 1997, but is reported to have turned her life around in prison, undergoing a religious conversion, studying theology, and offering pastoral care to other inmates. CNN reports that a petition for clemency has garnered 80,000 signatures so far, and will be […]

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