Protesters 'cautiously optimistic' about Joseph Paul Franklin's stay of execution

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 | 10:41 p.m. CST; updated 6:41 a.m. CST, Wednesday, November 20, 2013

UPDATE: On Wednesday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an execution stay for Joseph Paul Franklin. The state carried out the execution Wednesday morning. Franklin was pronounced dead at 6:17 a.m.