Tag Archives: death penalty

A Book Report

Murder At The Supreme Court is a nonfiction book that goes in-depth to examine “Lethal Crimes and Landmark Cases” that have reached the United States Supreme Court. Continue reading

Posted in Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Death Penalty Discussion on the Fallon Forum

Posted in Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Death Penalty Discussion on the Fallon Forum

Paying Attention

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

Posted in Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

1995

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

Posted in Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 1995

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

Posted in Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on As a Matter of Fact

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

Posted in Criminal Justice, Death Penalty, Issues | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on This Year’s Missing Argument