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Nebraska Politics

A Theory about Ricketts’s Execution Strategy: Moore is the Guinea Pig for Sandoval

This is speculation–but it seems plausible enough that I want to float it ahead of the execution of Carey Dean Moore. It’s possible that the Ricketts administration is rushing the execution of Moore in order to eliminate a grounds to stop the execution of Jose Sandoval, whom Ricketts would also like to execute in advance […]

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Nebraska Politics

Pharmaceutical Company’s Request to Delay Execution Is Denied

Seeing Red attended the hearing in United States District Court today in which pharmaceutical company Fresenius Kabi sought a temporary restraining order delaying the execution of Carey Dean Moore scheduled for Tuesday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. Moore will be executed with a cocktail of four drugs. This is a summary of the hearing.   In their […]

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Nebraska Politics

What Is Going on with the Execution in Nebraska?

In four days, Nebraska is scheduled to execute Carey Moore by lethal injection. Moore murdered two taxi drivers in Omaha in 1979. He is not fighting his own execution, saying he believes he will be forgiven by Christ upon his death. Because he is not fighting it, the main legal avenue that typically delays or […]

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Immigration Nebraska Politics

O’Neill ICE raid

On Wednesday Aug 8, 2018 one of the larger raids in ICE history took place in O’Neill, Nebraska and surrounding areas, sweeping up 133 people and ripping them out of their communities. There are many news sources out there that can report the details better than we can. However, we at Seeing Red want to […]

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Civic Engagement

How to Plan a Protest in One Week or Less

You may have noticed we at Seeing Red held a protest this past Sunday at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Omaha. The Omaha World Herald sure did!  You, too, can plan a protest and make your voice heard.  As a follow up on our post about how to hold your very own die-in, we […]

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Civic Engagement

Intro to Civil Disobedience – Plan a Die In

It isn’t nice to block the doorway, It isn’t nice to go to jail, There are nicer ways to do it, But the nice ways always fail. Non-violent civil disobedience is about moving from nice to good. It’s not nice to sit at lunch counters when the restaurant owner wants you to leave. But good […]