Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
A condemned inmate seeking to donate a kidney to his mother before his execution is requesting another reprieve after Ohio rejected his first organ donation request.
Ohio says it is denying a condemned child killer’s request to donate organs to family members, a bid that halted his execution last year.
The stay of execution for a convicted Ohio child killer seeking to donate his organs is posing perplexing ethical and medical questions that pit demand for life-saving transplants against the goals of incarceration.
A federal judge has declined to block a child killer’s upcoming execution at the request of lawyers suing over Ohio’s new process for carrying out capital punishment.