Tucker said that she was now a reformed person, and if she had not taken the drugs the murders would never have been committed. Because she's a white Christian woman? All times are GMT. In Tucker's case, however, he proclaimed that executing her would be 'more an act of vengeance than it is appropriate justice'. Gender may not be an explicit component of her plea, but being a petite, photogenic, rosy-lipped woman of 38 with flowing brown curls has surely kept it from falling on deaf ears. Pro-death penalty demonstrators outside San Quentin last year waved towards the prison and told the press that half the men 'in there' deserved to die. If you commute my sentence to life, I will continue for the rest of my life in this earth to reach out to others to make a positive difference in their lives.
Pro Death Penalty Resource Community - http: When foes of the death penalty cite "Thou shalt not kill," we must reply that the commandment is more precisely understood as "Thou shalt not murder. While he acknowledges the evil of certain crimes and offers life imprisonment instead, we on the other side believe some acts to be so heinous that denial of life is the only fair and balanced option. And state execution of any innocent person is a worse crime because it s done in society's name. So the system works!
However, when one fully reviews both sides of this debate, the evidence falls firmly in the corner of supporting executions. I mean, is there not also a possibility of a mistake when we send someone to prison? Within a short time, the rape wave was brought under control. A person who wantonly takes the life of an innocent human being should pay the ultimate price, if the sacredness of life is to have any meaning at all. No court or compensation in this world can return the horrifying years spent in the prison by that innocent person.
In Tucker's case, however, he proclaimed that executing her would be 'more an act of vengeance than it is appropriate justice'. Likewise, those who request T-bone steak get Salisbury steak instead. The warden of Texas's Huntsville prison testified that she was a model prisoner and that, after 14 years on death row, she likely had been reformed. Sukamaran's mercy plea was rejected by the Indonesian government on December 30th. Bush, has expressed faith in the system. With that said, I hear that the US farm system is going to suffer in the climate report.