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Death row request of pizza for homeless honored

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by EStreetJoe, May 10, 2007.

  1. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    Just a great story of what people can do when the authorities won't...

    http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/05/09/execution.pizza/index.html

    some excerpts from the story...but there's much more that I'm not copying here that's worth reading
     
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    I know there has to be limits about what states can do in granting these last requests, but there has to be some more latitude than this. In Texas, condemned inmates can't even have cigarettes with their last meal. WTF? Afraid they're going to die of cancer?
     
  3. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    Um, yeah. They wanna be the ones to push the button.
     
  4. trifectarich

    trifectarich Well-Known Member

    Yeah, the story says he wanted to donate a pizza to any homeless person (singular). The prison couldn't have baked a pizza and handed it to any homeless person in the area? Apparently the executed man wasn't a good person, and it's unbelievable that someone could find a way to say no to what was probably his last kind, humane act on the planet.
     
  5. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Fucking murderous bastard.

    Let the homeless eat some meat, they need the protein.
     
  6. EStreetJoe

    EStreetJoe Well-Known Member

    But pizza covers so many food groups...
    bread in the crust
    veggie in the tomato
    dairy and protein in the cheese
     
  7. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    There was a guy who California executed a few years ago (the one right after Tookie) who had a heart attack while he was on death row and they revived him and kept him alive until they were finally able to do the job themselves.
     
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Fuck that death-row asshole. His last request ends up making the police look bad? Give me a break. And how much time, money, and food have all those "upset" people donated before this?
     
  9. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    And of course, this thread is useless without:

    http://www.deadmaneating.com/
     
  10. Marvin

    Marvin Member

    Um, just wondering, what did this guy do to be executed?
     
  11. Chuck~Taylor

    Chuck~Taylor Active Member

    I thought this thread was going to be about this guy:
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  12. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Warden: "Do you have any last requests, Suge?"
    Suge: "Hell yeah, motherfucka! I want all my peeps and posse to go out and do a drive by in my honor."
    Warden: "Uh, we can't honor that request. Our job is to arrest people, not shoot your enemies. Okay, drop the pellets (to the gas chamber)."
     
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