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.

If we are not our brother’s keeper, let us at least not be his executioner.

A compassionate conservative is someone who electrocutes juveniles but lets them have a last ‘make a wish’.

Kill one, terrify a thousand.