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It is Time to Execute Teenage Shooters!

Another school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas took ten innocent lives! On the same day, there was another shooting at a Georgia graduation service with one killed and another injured. Still another shooting in an Indianapolis area school two days ago! Enough is enough! It’s time for states to send a message to kids: if […]

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Should Teen Shooters be Executed?

Yesterday something interesting happened to me while working in my library. I sat down to write about the shooting in Santa Fe and stumbled over an article I wrote in 2004 titled, “Should Teens be Executed?”. It appeared on my website cstnews.com and was soon published in a Chattanooga newspaper under the title “Should Children […]

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Fact: More Poor People are Executed than Rich People!

Death penalty opponents have few arguments for their position; so, usually in desperation they whimper, “But more poor people are executed than wealthy people.” The hearers are supposed to fold their tents and go home because of the power of the argument. Not in the real world. I have heard that argument many times on […]

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Is it Moral, Legal, and Biblical to Execute Killers?

It seems the issues with the death penalty just will not go away. Arkansas had plans to execute eight convicted killers during eleven days in April before their lethal drug expires. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has called a halt to one of the executions but the governor plans to continue with the other executions. […]

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Cop-Killer Speaks to College Graduates!

Cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal was born Wesley Cook and raised a Methodist but converted to the “peaceful religion” of Islam while a teenager. At age 15, he became one of the organizers of Philadelphia’s Black Panther Party. In spite of that, he was the commencement speaker at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont last Sunday! The graduates were […]

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