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Woman with 70 IQ set for Va. execution

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Football_Bat, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Presented without comment. I've made my opinion on the subject known.

  2. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Well, she was smart enough to hire someone to commit murder.

    She can rot in hell.
  3. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

  4. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    What purpose is served by executing her?
  5. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    There are a lot of people out there with IQs under 70. Many are sitting in prison right now.

    You can't give the dumb a right to kill, but sitting in prison for the rest of her life might be a better option than excecution.
  6. JR

    JR Active Member

    Yeah, because that's a civilized response.
  7. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    What purpose is served by keeping her alive?
  8. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    She is a human being.
  9. Azrael

    Azrael Active Member

    Other than not sanctioning murder by the state, it saves the taxpayer some money. Also prolongs her suffering, if that's what this about for you.
  10. JR

    JR Active Member

    Americans justifying a practice shared with countries such as Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, China and North Korea is always interesting.

    Just don't lecture the rest of the world about human rights until you ban it, OK?
  11. Quakes

    Quakes Guest

    Do we need a good purpose to keep people alive?
  12. kingcreole

    kingcreole Active Member

    I'm only in favor of the death penalty in a fool-proof system.

    And as we know, the American justice system is not fool proof. Many innocent people have been executed. Not saying this woman is innocent, but it's not a perfect system either. Thus, the death penalty as we know it has to go.
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