Supreme Court refuses to block upcoming federal executions WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday refused to block the execution of four federal prison inmates who are scheduled to be put to death in July and August. The executions would mark... Teen who murdered gay men and trans woman at a sex party was so brutal, the blood seeped through the wallsDevon Robinson, 19, convicted of three counts of first-degree premeditated murder for the brutal shooting spree at a sex party in May 2019. American conservatives are pushing for the repeal of the death penaltyThe federal government’s enthusiasm for executions is at odds with many Republican-led states Federal Executions to Resume Amid a Pandemic and ProtestsThe administration is pressing ahead with the first federal execution in 17 years as demonstrators seek changes to the criminal justice system and lawyers have trouble visiting death-row clients. SCOTUS refuses to block federal executions, first since 2003Roughly 2,500 are on death row in the US. Executions are legal in over half the states, though their use is decreasing. Supreme Court won’t hear challenge to new federal death penalty procedureTrump administration wants to resume federal executions after 17-year hiatus. Federal Executions Can Restart After Supreme Court Declines a CaseThe move clears the way for the executions of four men in the coming months after a 17-year gap during which no inmate on death row for federal crimes was put to death.