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Response to Jackpine Radical (Original post)

Sat May 16, 2015, 02:03 PM

75. The death penalty is only one very visible facet...

...of an almost thoroughly corrupt system.

Incarceration is bad enough, in most cases amounting to torture. Convictions are particularly easy to obtain against our most vulnerable citizens, who are rendered impotent for the rest of their lives. Most lose the right to vote, dooming reform.

This systematic denial of rights and robbing of the poor has no business existing at all, much less with the power to murder as well.

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