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For Fort Hood shooter, is execution punishment?

Lars795 Wrote: Aug 24, 2013 2:41 PM
Let him be responsible for cleaning up after pigs. Mucking out their pens. Disposing of dead ones, eating pork with all his meals. Wearing clothes from pig. Take photo's of him caring for them, bottle feeding piglets; and let the video of it get out! Hypnotize him so on a video he will fully denounce Islam, then release him in an Islamic country.
John 3364 Wrote: Aug 24, 2013 3:26 PM
You can't hypnotize people to do things that they are violently opposed to. It doesn't work like that.

Maj. Nidal Hasan and many of his victims in the Fort Hood shooting seem to want the same thing — his death. But while survivors and relatives of the dead view lethal injection as justice, the Army psychiatrist appears to see it as something else — martyrdom.

As the sentencing phase begins Monday following Hasan's conviction for killing 13 people in the 2009 attack, the conflict has not gone unnoticed.

Autumn Manning, whose husband, Shawn Manning, survived being shot six times, views the death penalty as a double-edged sword. On the one hand, Hasan would get what he deserves. On the other, it...