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Saturday Oct 20 2012
Last night I debated the death penalty at William Jessup University. I was angered by the obscenity of debating wanton killing by the state at a Christian university. Jesus showed ...
Death penalty is true justice
Wednesday Oct 17 2012
So — someone kills another person (or several people), goes to court and is found guilty. Then they spend decades on death row — decades of a free roof over their heads, free t ...
Death penalty backers now urge its end
Friday Sep 28 2012
Judge (Donald) McCartin of the Orange County Superior Court sentenced nine California men to death. He firmly believed in the death penalty and did everything he could to assure er ...
Locals weigh in on if Penn State should get "death penalty"
Thursday Jul 19 2012
Members of the Auburn community say they are divided over whether Penn State?s football program should receive the ?death penalty? for its part in covering up the Joe Sandusky chil ...
State initiatives pack power
Tuesday Jan 17 2012
Many people refuse to sign my petition to put abolition of the death penalty on the November ballot in spite of their opposition to the death penalty. They tell me they do not like ...
Death penalty facts overlooked
Tuesday Nov 29 2011
Re: “Death penalty increases safety,” (Rich DeShon, Reader Input, Nov. 14): My first response was “where do I start?” His musings are not based upon any facts, most likely ...
Death penalties need time limits
Friday Nov 18 2011
Re: Rich DeShon’s letter on the death penalty (Reader Input, Nov. 14). I could not agree with you more. There should definitely be a time limit on appeals. In my opinion people w ...
Death penalty increases safety
Friday Nov 11 2011
We have a debate on the virtues of raising taxes vs. cutting expenditures. I have to say that collective belt-tightening makes sense to me. We spend too much on things the average ...
Cut crime and save money
Monday Nov 07 2011
Do you want to save state taxpayers billions of dollars, eliminate an inefficient and wasteful program, help crime victims and help law enforcement to catch more killers and rapist ...
Not all on death row belong
Friday Sep 30 2011
Interesting to see what an expert on the death penalty Paul Warrick of West Sacramento is. He asks how many people have been wrongly executed in the last 10 years and then answers ...
Vote to drop death penalty
Thursday Jul 21 2011
The defendants in two recent Placer County homicides could have death penalty charges filed against them. What will District Attorney (Scott) Owens do? Will he cause incalculable ...
Another reason folks don’t vote
Wednesday Jul 06 2011
We read a lot of late on the death penalty. How terrible it is and how the cost has soared out-of-control. It is a fact that the cost is astronomical. I suspect that many of those ...
Death penalty costs sky-high
Thursday Jun 23 2011
Federal judge Arthur Alarcon and Loyola law professor Paula Mitchell have completed a three-year study of the cost of the California death penalty. Californians have spent more tha ...
Death-penalty an option in Weimar double-murder case
Friday May 20 2011
The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is keeping open the option of pursuing the death penalty in its prosecution of Lee Konnerth on two murder counts. Konnerth, 35, is c ...
Death penalty can kill the innocent
Wednesday May 04 2011
Abolishing the death penalty is the only way to assure that the government does not execute innocent people. One-hundred and thirty-nine people have been freed from death rows in ...
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