My Daughter's Killer Should Not Get the Death Penalty | Time
That’s not the type of person she was
Moreover, when those hard core supporters of the death penalty are subjected to “deliberative polling,” which solicits their views after they have discussed the application of the death penalty with experts, about half of them change their minds.
The death penalty: King, Snohomish prosecutors' opposing views
As I observed at the beginning of this essay, Pope Francis (like so many of his predecessors) has a high regard for Thomas’s judgment in doctrinal matters. One way that he has defended the soundness of the teaching of is simply to claim that it is Thomistic. But the Pope’s views on the death penalty seem to be profoundly at odds with Thomas’s. It may be, however, that the Holy Father has failed to express himself properly or that I have just misunderstood him. Regardless of whether either of these is true, I’m sure the Holy Father would agree that he could only benefit from a careful review of what Thomas has to say about the death penalty and from reflection on the extent to which his personal views may depart from Thomas if they do at all.
Have you read laws regarding it
Incredibly, the DPIC reviews "Recent Cases of Possible Mistaken Executions"(p 23-24), wherein they list the cases of Roger Keith Coleman, Leonel Herrera,and Jesse Jacobs - 3 cases which helped solidify the anti-death penaltymovements penchant for lack of full disclosure and/or fraud.
Death penalty: is capital punishment morally justified?
I don’t pretend to give a complete treatment of Thomas’s teaching on the death penalty in the foregoing, only to present what is sufficient for my purposes here. I should also add that, although I agree with a lot of Thomas’s teaching on this matter, I’m not trying to defend that teaching in this essay. My aim is expository.