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On the death penalty, Francis is going where no pope has gone before – The Boston Globe

In pronouncing the death penalty “contrary to the Gospel,” Francis appears to be saying something that none of his predecessors ever said. By Jeff Jacoby GLOBE COLUMNIST  OCTOBER 18, 2017 Pope Francis set the cat among the pigeons last week, telling an audience convened to mark the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic […]

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Ted Cruz against death penalty

On 1 December 2015, while on the Hannity segment of Fox News Ted Cruz said to Sean Hannity when discussing pro-life vs abortion rights that he (Ted Cruz), “supports protecting the rights of every human being from conception to natural death as a gift from God”. Thus Ted Cruz is against the death penalty, since […]

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ARKANSAS KEEPS SECRET THE DRUGS USED TO KILL PEOPLE AT EXECUTIONS

Arkansas judge halts 8 executions as inmates challenge law By CLAUDIA LAUER October 9, 2015 5:58 PM LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge on Friday halted the upcoming executions of eight death row inmates, dealing a blow to the state’s efforts to begin putting prisoners to death for the first time in a decade… […]

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DEATH PENALTY STRUCK DOWN IN CONNECTICUT

MY COMMENT: Murdering someone who has murdered somebody else is a contradiction in values. It really doesn’t matter if it has deterrent value, or if people are convicted who didn’t commit the crime, or if it satisfies the vengeance desires of family, church or state. If you pass a law that outlaws murder, then the […]