"And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God"
-- Micah 6:8

"The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict."
-- American Bar Association Standard 3-1.2(c)

"There may be a legitimate diversity of opinion even among Catholics about waging war and applying the death penalty, but not however with regard to abortion and euthanasia."
--Pope Benedict XVI, June 2004

Monday, March 12, 2007

Meanwhile, in Arizona, the legislature has killed an abolition bill.

The Texas legislature has passed legislation permitting the death penalty for repeat child molesters-- a direct challenge to the outdated SCOTUS ruling in Coker v. Georgia, 433 U.S. 584 (1977)that the Eighth Amendment forbids the death penalty for crimes other than murder.

Don't look for the abolitionist establishment to acknowledge these stories-- they run counter to the "inevitable tide of abolition" myth they're trying to build.

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