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End the death penalty

Experience Staff, tmortimore@lmcexperience.com
October 20, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Perspectives

Like America itself, the death penalty has a racist past it has yet to reckon with. Some of the first capital crime laws in the colonies were written in response to a New York slave riot in 1712, when a group of slaves broke free and killed some white people. 21 slaves were sentenced to death, 20 be...

Down with the death penalty

Jamie Perlee, j_perlee@yahoo.com
May 12, 2016
Filed under Perspectives

"Treat others how you wish to be treated” is a saying we were all taught growing up, but do the rules still apply in situations such as murder? For many years, the death penalty has been a very controversial issue. According to death-penalty-info.org, there are currently 31 states in the United States...

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