Mary Sanchez

May 2, 2014

Botched execution should be death knell of capital punishment

In America, we like the capital punishment to be more like a monitored death in hospice care, a permanent sedative ushering a long good night. That dishonesty is the basis for how we've reached a legal and moral conundrum. The American way of execution is in legal crisis — that much is obvious regardless of whether one is for or against the death penalty.

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