U.S. Executes Lisa Montgomery for 2004 Murder

She was the first woman to be put to death by the federal government since 1953 and had been the only woman on federal death row.

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First Woman to Face Federal Execution Since 1953 Seeks Reprieve

Lisa M. Montgomery, who is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday for a gruesome murder, is seeking to have her sentence reduced to life imprisonment because she suffered sexual abuse from a young age.

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Why Lisa Montgomery Shouldn’t Be Executed

The execution of Lisa Montgomery would be an injustice on top of an injustice.

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U.S. Schedules First Execution of a Woman in Nearly 70 Years

Lisa Montgomery, the only woman on federal death row, was convicted of killing a pregnant woman and attempting to pass the baby off as her own.

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