"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)

1.03.2008

right

Here's a big reason I'm opposed to the death penalty: our state wrongfully convicts people at an alarming rate. In this case, it wasn't a death penalty case, but we took away almost 27 years of an innocent man's life. Should we really be killing people when our criminal justice system is clearly failing many in this respect?

2 Comments:

Blogger Amy said...

I agree. One innocent person's death is one too many. But I'm opposed to the death penalty for other reasons as well. :)

Friday, January 04, 2008 10:15:00 AM

 
Blogger texasinafrica said...

Oh, right. I probably should have mentioned that my main reason for opposing the death penalty is a belief that decisions about life and death should be left to God.

Saturday, January 05, 2008 11:16:00 AM

 

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