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Old 03-16-2013, 01:53 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Myradella3 View Post
For those opposed to the death penalty, would you support it for this guy if he was found guilty after a trial?
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Plus the question doesn't make sense - if you're opposed to the death penalty, you're opposed to it in all situations. And I hate to say it, but this isn't even the worst or most senseless and brutal of crimes possible.

A trial isn't fool-proof. There are so many factors and variables that influence the outcome. We try to make it as fail-safe as possible, but it is a human process run by humans. Even the appeal process doesn't necessarily cure all defects.
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