Category Archives: Death Penalty

Paying Attention

You know what? Tom Vilsack never once said the word “veto” in the same sentence as “death penalty”. Continue reading

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1995

I saw a beam of light through the pessimism. Continue reading

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As a Matter of Fact

One reason why the issue of the death penalty has not popped up in major newscasts or other media accounts, nor should it, is that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to execute a minor. Continue reading

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This Year’s Missing Argument

The lack of proving who’s tougher on crime this election cycle might indicate that Iowa has passed all the laws necessary to deal with every crime imaginable, or that Iowa’s punishments for crimes are just, or perhaps all the nasty perpetrators are locked up and can no longer offend society. Continue reading

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Fawkes-Lee & Ryan Opposes Capital Punishment

The death penalty is a gruesome means of punishment that has outlived its place in today’s jurisprudence. Continue reading

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