Last updated 10/11/2021 at 2:37pm
Jeff Gerritt’s guest editorial left much unsaid and yet, said too much. Unsaid is his assumed opposition to the death penalty itself. Too much is said on the pussyfooting role of religion in the discussion.
I am a retired death penalty litigator, having defended numerous death eligible defendants in the Federal Courts. I am not, however, an abolitionist, that is one who would eliminate the death penalty altogether. There should be a death penalty for those whose murders are political in nature, the ethnic cleansers, those who commit genocide
Mr. Gerritt calls attention, sub silincio,...