Death Penalty

(image) In a span of less than a week, the Carr brothers engaged in a campaign of criminality and savagery that words cannot describe. It's been described as some of the most brutal crimes in Kansas' history. In December of 2000, Reginald and Jonathan Carr engaged in a depraved campaign of robbery, rape, and murder.  The end of their rampage involved a home invasion, where they repeatedly raped the two women inside a house.  The Carrs also forced the men to engage in sexual activity with the women.  The brothers then drove their victims to a snowy field where they shot them in the head.  Only one woman, named "H.G," survived the ordeal.  The brothers were caught, tried, and sentenced to death. 

Recently, by a vote of 6-1, the Kansas Supreme Court maintained their convictions, but overturned their death sentences, citing procedural problems.  Was this the right decision? Or did the judges act inappropriately? 
 

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The Carr Brothers' death sentences were overturned after the Kansas Supreme Court cited procedural problems. Was this the appropriate action taken by the Court?
 The death penalty goes against everything conservatism stands for in the sense that the state has life and death power over its citizens. Life in prison is a just punishment for these brutal crimes.
 Let's see what happens; the DA is still pushing to put the Carr brothers to death for their crimes. It's a chance to re-examine the evidence.
 I don't know
 The Carr Brothers are brutal individuals who were tried in a court of law and given death sentences. Shame on the Kansas Supreme Court for getting in the way of true justice.

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