On Wednesday the State of Texas will carry out its first murder the year despite having a self-described pro-life governor. Apparently Greg Abbott's pro-life stance only applies when attempting to prevent women from exercising their legal right to terminate a pregnancy. But then again, our wing nut political leaders can rarely be accused of consistency in their political beliefs...
RICHARD MASTERSON was condemned for the 2001 choking death of a Houston female impersonator. A federal appeals court set in motion the assignment of an execution date when it refused to grant Mr. Masterson the permission he needed to file an appeal with the US Supreme Court. His attorneys argued that his previous attorneys were deficient in representing him and that his confession to police was improper.
For more information on Mr. Masterson and his case, click here.
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