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Old 01-14-2013, 02:42 AM
 
Location: Northern CA
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Get real.

They would suffer like Richard Speck suffered in prison for murder:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Speck
Kurtis pointed out the explicit scenes of sex, drug use, and money being passed around by prisoners, who seemingly had no fear of being caught; in the center of it all was Speck, performing oral sex on another inmate,[41][42] sharing a huge pile of cocaine with an inmate, parading in silk panties, sporting female-like breasts (allegedly grown using smuggled hormone treatments), and boasting, "If they only knew how much fun I was having, they'd turn me loose."[41] The Illinois legislature packed the auditorium to view the two-hour video,[41] but stopped the screening when the film showed Speck performing oral sex on another man.
You had to dig him up from the 60's.

Punishment for such infractions never stopped him. "How am I going to get in trouble? I'm here for 1,200 years"
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suzanne...(murder_victim)
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:39 AM
 
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Or would you forgive? Or would you not forgive but still want to spare their life and make them go to jail instead?

I've always been a total believer in forgiveness, I hate violence of all kinds, whether it's "justified" or not. Though I haven't had anyone close to me murdered, thank God, so I can't say for sure if I would forgive them. I hope I would though.
Despite being a conservative, I am adamantly opposed to the death penalty. But forgiveness is irrelevant to my position. I simply see state sponsored "murder" as uncivilized. I have zero problems with people being locked away for the remainder of their natural lives. I just don't want our government killing its own citizens.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:00 AM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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Or would you forgive? Or would you not forgive but still want to spare their life and make them go to jail instead?

I've always been a total believer in forgiveness, I hate violence of all kinds, whether it's "justified" or not. Though I haven't had anyone close to me murdered, thank God, so I can't say for sure if I would forgive them. I hope I would though.
Depends on the definition of murder.

I wouldn't want the state to push the button, I'd want to do it, flip the switch, pull the trigger, whatever. If I can't do that, lock them up and hopefully with good time, I'd see the smug sob who hurt one of my kids in 10 to 20. And believe me, if someone hurt my kids, I'd find them.
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Old 01-14-2013, 05:08 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Well, of course I would want them dead, but that doesn't mean the state should sponsor and carry out my personal feelings of vengence.
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