Capital Punishment Quotes

I found myself compelled to fight back from my eyes the tears, and quanch my heart trobling to my throat to not weep before him. But Sacco’s name will live in the hearts of the people when your name, your laws, institutions and your false god are but a dim rememoring of a cursed past […]

The punishment of criminals should be of use; when a man is hanged he is good for nothing.

Undoubtedly, one of the cruelest and most humiliating forms of punishment in the ancient world was, according to ancient sources, crucifixion. The Jewish historian Josephus best described it following the siege of Jerusalem by the Romans in AD 66-70 as “the most wretched of deaths.” (Josephus, Jewish War 7.203) Whereas in Seneca’s Epistle 101 to […]

Whoever sheds man’s blood, By man, his blood shall be shed. (Genesis 9:6)

He who kills with the sword must be killed with the sword. (Revelation 13:10)

Thomas J. Grasso’s last meal before he was executed was pushed through the 6-by-18-inch slot near the bottom of the steel door to his cell at 5:58 pm, prison officials said. He had a Burger King double cheeseburger with lettuce, tomato, pickles and onions, a dozen steamed mussels with lemon wedges, a strawberry milkshake, half […]

Why do we kill people who kill people to show killing people is wrong.

Capital punishment turns the state into a murderer. But imprisonment turns the state into a gay dungeon-master.

No one is fond of taking responsibility for his actions, but consider how much you’d have to hate free will to come up with a political platform that advocates killing unborn babies but not convicted murderers. A callous pragmatist might favor abortion and capital punishment. A devout Christian would sanction neither. But it takes years […]

Treat Pro Lifers reasonably only if they hold true to their reasoning by decrying capital punishment and do not blather any of that hypocritical crap about getting the government off our backs.