On the Morality of Capital Punishment
I’ve been carrying on a conversation with a semi-regular commenter named Jenny. She has a blog of her own with some highly creative photography as well.
Her current latest entry takes on Stan ‘Tookie’ Williams’ execution, expressing some of the revulsion surrounding capital punishment in general. (Update 10:33 pm PST: Well, it was the "current latest entry" at the time. She had another entry before I published this.)
With that in mind, I have a couple questions:
- Can capital punishment ever be just?
- If so, does a "death-row redemption" preclude the justice of a death sentence?
This oughta be interesting.