Capital Punishment

Can even those who believe capital punishment is theoretically just support it if we can’t be 100 percent certain that every person executed is actually guilty?

“Why They Cheered,” by James Taranto.  The Wall Street Journal, September 8, 2011.

“The ugliness of cheering for capital punishment,” by Rod Dreher.  The American Conservative, September 8, 2011.

“Trial By Fire: Did Texas Execute An Innocent Man?” by David Grann.  The New Yorker, September 7, 2009.

(House Reading Group, September 20, 2011)

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Posted on September 19, 2011, in American Culture, Bias & Discrimination, Ethics, Grace & Forgiveness. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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