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Sunday, September 20, 2009


Some of them poignant. It is barbarous when we execute the innocent.

I wonder why there is more attention paid to the words and final hours of convicted criminals (most of whom are guilty, whatever they may say) and so little attention to their victims. Let's imagine for a minute what assorted crime victims' final words might have been as they begged for their lives, screamed in agony while raped or otherwise tortured, fought a stronger assailant or were just taken by surprise, a single gasp of horror.

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