The U.S. Supreme Court blocked John Henry Ramirez’s execution about three hours after h...

Texas execution delayed by U.S. Supreme Court – POLITICO

The U.S. Supreme Court blocked John Henry Ramirez’s execution about three hours after he could have been executed. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images By ASSOCIATED PRESS 09/08/2021 10:38 PM EDT HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas death row inmate won a reprieve Wednesday evening from execution for killing a convenience store worker during a 2004 robbery that garnered $1.25 after claiming the state was violating his religious freedom by not letting his pastor lay hands on him at the time of his lethal injection. The U.S. Supreme Court blocked John Henry Ramirez’s execution about three hours after he could have been executed. …

 

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