Its not often that I get to say, “Bravo, New Jersey”, but it certainly appropriate now that New Jersey has abolished the death penalty. The draconian death penalty has reared its ugly head for thousands of years, in many jurisdictions, in many forms, and has never been proven to serve as a deterrent to murder. Furthermore, when it comes to the sentence of death we just can’t get it right. Read more here.
Update: Connecticut also abolished the death penalty since this article’s publication. Here is an article that we wrote before the law’s enactment as it was on the verge of repeal.
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