You don’t reject the death penalty because the criminals are decent people. You reject the death penalty because you are decent people.
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Bill Tammeus has a great reflection on the death penalty: Killing people to stop people from killing people: 5-18-15. He writes in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev receiving a death penalty sentence. 109 more words
The following is my analysis of the below mentioned article which appeared on The Intercept’s website in April of 2015.
Article: LETHAL INJECTION PROBLEMS LEAD STATES TO RE-ADOPT “GRUESOME” EXECUTION METHODS by… 393 more words
Guest contributor, Aliza Ansell—teacher, mentor, poet, and runner—has spent much of her life working with people pushed to the margins of society. She has seen firsthand how conditions such as poverty, discrimination, violence, substance abuse, and social isolation can misshape people’s lives. 1,031 more words