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Tue Apr 29, 2014, 11:11 PM

 

Why I utterly reject the death penalty. [View all]

I admit it. I used to support the death penalty. I've changed my mind for a simple reason.

The justice system of the government of the United States of America, and of the several States that comprise this nation, must be above those murderers who it must punish.

Any time that the death penalty is applied at any level in this nation, the entire nation is dragged down to the level of the murderer and becomes no better than the murderer.

Yes, every last person living in this nation becomes just as evil as the person we choose to execute the moment we execute them.

And for that reason, the death penalty is never a reasonable option,

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