Protesters gather near the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind., in August ahead of the scheduled execution of Keith Dwayne Nelson, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering at 10-year-old Kansas girl. Democrats are pushing new legislation to outlaw federal executions.

Protesters gather across from the the federal prison complex in Terre Haute, Ind., Friday, Aug. 28, 2020. Keith Dwayne Nelson, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering at 10-year-old Kansas girl, is schedule to be executed on Friday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)