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Old 12-12-2010, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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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.
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:30 PM
 
Location: South Fla
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Revenge is none mine to take. The death penality is the same as murder to me.

I would rather someone be stuck sitting in a cell for the rest of their natural life then to get an easy out

As far as forgiving it would be hard
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:36 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Revenge is none mine to take. The death penality is the same as murder to me.

I would rather someone be stuck sitting in a cell for the rest of their natural life then to get an easy out
what if they were tortured for a year, THEN put to death? that would be more suffering than life in prison right? (btw, just playing devil's advocate)
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:45 PM
 
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It would depend on the circumstances but if it was pure intentional murder I would demand the death penality and ask to pull the trigger.
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:45 PM
 
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I believe and eye for an eye,providing there is no doubt that the person is actually guilty of the crime. The cost for us to house and inmate is outrageous as well as the court cost that the tax payers foot the bill for to defend them. If we start punishing the crimes accordingly,maybe the nations crime rates would fall.
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:49 PM
 
Location: mancos
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I didnt know you could kill someone twice. but if you can then yes
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I believe and eye for an eye,providing there is no doubt that the person is actually guilty of the crime. The cost for us to house and inmate is outrageous as well as the court cost that the tax payers foot the bill for to defend them. If we start punishing the crimes accordingly,maybe the nations crime rates would fall.
Then why aren't Texas and Russia the safest places in the world?
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
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Then why aren't Texas and Russia the safest places in the world?
well texas has all spill over from the mexican drug cartel wars and well russia I have no idea
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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If someone murdered my wife or member of my family, I would ask to pull the switch. And for soem reason they get out of prison, then I would pull the trigger.
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:56 PM
 
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No forgiveness....ever. Accepting that there is truly evil in the world,yes. I could drive myself to death/crazy from asking "why". There is indeed evil. My father's birthday would have been yesterday. He was found shot in the head in his driveway shortly after recovering from a stroke that should have killed him. I believe it was due to my turning my ex into the cops and therefore he lost several millions of $. I thought it might happen but then again....not.

As for the people saying jail is punishment enough? My daughter talks to her father all the time on corrlinks.com While you are without your loved one, the criminals are having email time, movie time, weekly visits, getting married, having conjugal visits ALL at the taxpayers dime. If you personally haven't been affected by violent crime, you don't have a clue.

And no, my dad's death was not my first exposure to this....I was married to that habitual criminal for a long time. Fear can keep one from opening the mouth.
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