None of these women had a criminal history. They were all raised in abusive homes and victimized by abusive partners. And they all received life sentences.
Early Wednesday morning, the U.S. government executed Lisa Montgomery after a flurry of legal efforts failed to outlast a Trump administration that was determined to put a lifelong victim of torture and severe mental illness to death.
Here, find an investigation of Lisa’s life, from a childhood of pain to motherhood behind bars—the story of a woman failed by every layer of our society, including, on the last night of her life, the United States Supreme Court.
What we know about domestic abusers with guns—and how efforts to disarm them could prevent some mass shootings.
Many advocates are raising concerns about how Gorsuch’s legal philosophy could have consequences for women’s rights.