BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Obama Request for Stay of Execution for Illegal Alien Set to Die in Texas at 6 PM – 7/7/11
BREAKING: The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected giving a stay of execution to Humberto Leal Garcia, an illegal alien scheduled to die at 6 PM today in Huntsville, Texas for the 1994 brutal murder of a 16 year-old girl in Texas:
REUTERS: The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a last-minute stay of execution in a Texas case involving a Mexican national who was not told of his right to diplomatic counsel when arrested.
The high court’s 5-4 decision was a setback for the Obama administration, which supported stopping the execution of convicted murderer Humberto Leal Garcia because of concerns over international treaty violations.
Leal Garcia, 38, was convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl and then bludgeoning her to death with a piece of asphalt in 1994 in Texas. He is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection at 7 p.m. EST on Thursday in Huntsville, Texas. . . . Read More