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SCOTUS Stays Execution of Texas Death Row Prisoner

HeadlineSep 10, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the execution of Texas death row prisoner John Henry Ramirez, who says the state violated his religious freedom after it denied Ramirez’s request to have his pastor hold his hand or touch him and pray with him in the death chamber. The Supreme Court will likely argue the case in October or November. 

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