The State of Missouri Just Murdered A Disabled Black Man

The cruel inhumanity of the death penalty

Photo by Jeremy Weis on New York Times

On October 5th, 2021, a 61-year-old mentally disabled man named Ernest Lee Johnson was executed. He was convicted of killing three people during a 1994 convenience store robbery in Columbia, Missouri, after which he was placed in a Bonne Terre prison.



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Ilana Quinn

I am a university student who writes under a pseudonym about history, life and faith. :)