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The Death Penalty

Last month I felt as though I was being bombarded by the television stations in regards to the death penalty. Two high-profile murder cases, involving convicted killers awaiting sentencing, brought the controversial and highly debated topic back into the spotlight. 766 more words

Student Sentenced For Ann Maguire's Murder

The murderer of Ann Maguire has been convicted to life for the murder of the beloved teacher. A 16 year old boy and former student has been given a life sentence after her admitted to killing the teacher earlier this year. 242 more words

Britain

Pope Francis calls for abolishing death penalty and life imprisonment

By Francis X. Rocca, Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called for abolition of the death penalty as well as life imprisonment, and denounced what he called a “penal populism” that promises to solve society’s problems by punishing crime instead of pursuing social justice. 682 more words

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