The issue of how religious advisors can attend condemned prisoners might seem like a trivi...

U.S. Supreme Court Halts Texas Execution over Religious Adviser Concern

The issue of how religious advisors can attend condemned prisoners might seem like a trivial one. However, it has now led to the third postponement of an execution in Texas. The U.S. Supreme Court halted the execution of John Ramirez this month nearly three hours after he was slated to die. It marked the third time since 2019 that the nation’s highest court has stopped an execution in Texas over the state’s prison system’s stance on religious advisors attending condemned prisoners, the Texas Tribune reported. The court requested oral arguments be brought before the justices in October or November. Ramirez …

 

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