Georgia to Execute Mentally Disabled Man Today

52 year old, Warren Hill, is scheduled to die today. Problem is this, according to the Constitution, it is illegal to kill a man, who is declared to by doctors to be mentally incompetent.

Hills lawyers petitioned the Supreme Court on basis of the Eighth Amendment violation by the state of Georgia, but the courts have not turned the decision.

This is not the first time that the government had not intervened when states ignore this law. Men declared incompetent have been put to death over and over again.

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  1. Another example that Africans should not put any faith in American laws, when it comes to protecting them. This is a good example that laws are meant for the protection of Whites, not Blacks. When it comes to Blacks, laws are often ignored; just like every treaty with the Indians was broken. Dred Scott is still in effect: “The Negro has no rights that a White man is bound to respect.” (Justice Roger Taney, USA Supreme Court)