Category Archives: CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

I HAVE OPPOSED THE DEATH PENALTY, BUT NOT ABSOLUTELY*

!!!! * http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/human-life-and-dignity/death-penalty-capital-punishment/statement-on-the-death-penalty-by-bishop-gracida-1976-06.cfm This photo from the 2013 Boston Marathon shows accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, wearing a white cap, standing just inches away from 8-year-old Martin Richard behind the barricade near the Copley Square finish line. What appears to be … Continue reading

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THE STONING OF SOROAYA M.

!!!! I recently had the experience of watching the award-winning motion picture The Stoning of Soroaya M.  I had mixed feelings about watching the film even before I watched it.  On the one hand I was confident that it would … Continue reading

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THE MORALITY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IS CLEAR: THE STATE HAS THE RIGHT TO USE IT BUT SHOULD ONLY DO SO IN A SYSTEM OF JUSTICE FREE FROM ERROR

!!!! I am opposed to capital punishment because I believe that our system of justice is so flawed that capital punishment cannot be inflicted on the guilty without the great risk that it will also be inflicted on the innocent, … Continue reading

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