LIBERTY: Categorically against the “death penalty”

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/02/20/lawmakers-strike-political-compromise-to-fix-florida-s-death-penalty-law.html?intcmp=hplnws

ISSUES
Lawmakers strike political compromise to fix Florida’s death penalty law
Published February 20, 2016  FoxNews.com

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“This bill is cloaked in procedure, but soaked in a hateful policy,” Rep. Darryl Rouson, a Democrat, told The Florida Times-Union. “This bill is cloaked in process, but soaked in the cries of innocents and the exonerated.”

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As a pro-life pro-choice little L libertarian, I am categorically against the “death penalty”.

My reasoning is very very simple. You can NOT correct a “mistake”.

“Perhaps the bleakest fact of all is that the death penalty is imposed not only in a freakish and discriminatory manner, but also in some cases upon defendants who are actually innocent.” -Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., 1994

The execution of a person who can show that he is innocent comes perilously close to simple murder. -Justice Harry Blackmun, Herrera v. Collins, 1993

Sorry, but I don’t condone the Gooferment killing anyone.

If life in prison is too dangerous for the guards, then surely we can create a “Devil’s Island” somewhere?

Argh!

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