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  •  I too oppose capital punishment, but murder is ... (4+ / 0-)

    a legal concept.
    Execution by the state is legal and spreads out culpability.
    But extrajudicial execution of a defenseless prisoner, like old time
    Klan lynchings of imprisoned suspects, is illegal as well as immoral.

    There's no such thing as a free market!

    by Albanius on Sun Feb 02, 2014 at 10:08:35 PM PST

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