What do you think? I’ve been back and forth on the death penalty in general, but by and large have been in favor of it if the burden of proof has been adequately met. Personally speaking if it were my daughter I would go for the guy being castrated slowly and then face execution, but admittedly perhaps that’s a bit harsh.
I’d love to hear your feedback on this column written by La Shawn Barber on Townhall.com.
She refers to a scumbag (I have a true disdain for child rapists and child molesters) named Patrick Kennedy who back in 1998 raped his wife’s 8-year-old daughter. He was found guilty and sentenced to death. That sentence was upheld the Louisiana Supreme Court. She reports that more states are bringing back the death penalty for child rapists (Louisiana, Georgia, Montana, Oklahoma, Florida, and South Carolina – and it looks like Texas will also allow the death option soon).
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