Death-penalty opponent Elaine Engelgau holds a sign during a protest outside the South Dakota Penitentiary in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, in anticipation of the execution of Eric Robert. Robert pleaded guilty in the April 12, 2011, slaying of a guard during a failed prison escape and asked to be put to death, saying he would kill again. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt)

SD Execution Reveals Failed Justice System, Political Hypocrisy

“It truly was a surreal experience to witness the processes surrounding an actual death penalty,” Brady Mallory, a witness at the first execution in South Dakota in half a decade, told MintPress. Eric Robert, 50, a prison inmate who killed a guard in 2011 during a botched escape attempt at the state penitentiary in Sioux […]