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End the death penalty

Experience Staff,
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,
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, there are currently 31 states in the United States...

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