One of the speakers [at the interfaith meeting at the Denver Democrat convention] was Sister Helen Prejean, a Catholic who is one of America's leading crusaders against the death penalty. She is the subject of the hagiographic movie Dead Man Walking. Sen. Obama, however, claims to support the death penalty. He goes so far as to say that he disagrees with the Supreme Court's recent decision forbidding the death penalty for crimes in which no one is killed (such as the rape of a child). Given Obama's (claimed) expansive support for the death penalty, the media ought to ask him why his convention prayer session featured a person whose main contribution to political debate in the United States is opposition to the death penalty in all circumstances, even for people who torture children to death after raping them.And how cozy, Sr. Prejean sharing the platform with the President of the Islamic Society of North America, a front organization for the Muslim Brotherhood, which seeks to impose Sharia law worldwide.
Wonder how Sr. Prejean would like a society where her Muslim prayer buddies have their way, and the death penalty is imposed for "murder, apostasy (watch that one, Sr. P.), rape, highway robbery, sabotage, and armed robbery, as well as drug trafficking."