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Death penalty foes won't take a stand in Colorado

Neobuster Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 4:08 PM
Lots of people deserve to die. I don't have the right to make that decision. Neither does Jonah. Or anyone else.
Daniel982 Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 11:25 PM
You are faced with that choice in war, in a riot, or when you're attacked during a mugging or break-in

Better to be tried by twelve than carried by six.
In the aftermath of the Aurora, Colo., slaughter, the question went forth on all of the political chatter shows: "Will this reopen the debate over gun control?"

That's the script. When heinous monsters kill people with guns, we tend to talk about the problem of guns. Or rather, people in Washington, New York and other big cities tend to talk about the problem of guns, because they think guns are the problem. There's an irony there, of course, given that such cities tend to have the worst gun-related murder rates -- Chicago these days has the equivalent of an...