Death Penalty Is Arbitrary

The arbitrariness of the death penalty is one of its worst attributes. If the government is going to carry out capital punishment on its citizens, it should at least be consistent about it. Death sentences are influenced by geography, race, gender, wealth, and mental...

Death Penalty Wastes Too Much Money

This letter was published on February 22, 2018 at GoErie.com Abolish the death penalty; it wastes too much money Feb. 13 marks the third anniversary of a moratorium that halted all executions in Pennsylvania. It was enacted by Gov. Tom Wolf in part because of the high...

Great news on the death penalty abolition front

Repeal bill passed the senate in Delaware   Former Alabama Death Row inmate Anthony Ray Hinton to be freed after new testing on bullets   And for more proof of how the system is too error-prone to allow government killing, there’s this:  three men...