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    in a big way when it is politically expedient for them to do so.  The death penalty is widely favored in America, and they just don't want to be on the other side of that.

    For the record, I do believe that there are crimes which deserve the ultimate societal sanction.  However, I don't have enough faith in our judicial system to not screw up at times like this when it really, really counts, so we should get rid of it in order to err on the side of caution...

    When do I get to vote on your marriage?

    by jarhead5536 on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 11:27:48 AM PST

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