HillReporter.com has reprinted “Capital Punishment is Not About Justice.”
According to HillReporter.com, it “…is an independently owned news publisher. Our mission is to deliver factually correct news stories. We report on breaking political stories that speak to the current political climate in the United States.”
It’s a great site. Check it out.
The post originally appeared on IV Words on July 28, then on DemCastUSA on July 29. The post also appeared on Medium.
Thank you to Hill Reporter, to DemCastUSA for publishing the post for Hill Reporter Managing Editor Brett Gilman first saw it, and to Nick at DemCastUSA for facilitating the connection with Gilman.
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Vengeance is not a noble pursuit, but an evil that feeds back on its practitioners.
The State That Kills Its Killers Is No Better Than They Were
Capital punishment is not about justice. It’s about vengeance.
Two weeks ago, the government of the United States of America went on a vengeance spree.
The federal government executed three of our own citizens in the span of just a few days after 17 years without a single “state-ordered legal homicide” by the federal government. Officials carried out the three death penalty sentences at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind.
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