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The Christian Life

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On April 5, 2019
Texas, once again, leading the way in horrible. Last week, the Supreme Court blocked Texas from executing a Buddhist inmate, Patrick Murphy, stating that he was entitled to have a spiritual adviser present in the execution chamber, just as a Christian inmate would be permitted to have a priest at his or her side. The […]
The American Federation of Government Employees released an interesting press release today: The American Federation of Government Employees today expressed its profound disappointment regarding a plea deal that will allow one of two inmates charged with killing a correctional officer in 2008 to escape the death penalty. The case involves Jose Rivera, a 22-year-old correctional […]

So We Agree!

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On October 7, 2011
Michael Medved argues: “Nevertheless, Brewer met justice nine years more promptly than the African-American, Davis. In any just society, the race of the perpetrator—or victim—should have no bearing on the treatment of a killer.” The rather obvious problem here is that Brewer was clearly guilty while Davis was convicted solely by evidence we know to […]
I think Dahlia Lithwick is a better Canadian than I am, at least to the extent that optimism might count as a Canadian trait. She thinks the execution of Troy Davis despite substantial doubts about his guilt might be a tipping point that turns the public against the death penalty. My position is that the […]
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