The news that a baby in Mississippi has been “cured” of HIV is huge news. But while this might lead to better treatment, it will not be *the* cure.
Mississippi’s ballot initiative that would have amended the state’s constitution to define a fertilized egg as a person failed on Tuesday. So what does that mean for the state and the country? And what other ballot measures passed on Tuesday?
The two separate cases of death row inmate Duane Edward Buck and alleged killer Deryl Dedmon don’t have anything to do with one another, superficially. But both cases this week have throw the spotlight upon the death penalty for vastly different reasons.