Nasem Rakha

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Of all the arguments in support of capital punishment, perhaps the most emotionally compelling is that it provides “closure” for the loved ones of murder victims. Prosecuting attorneys, politicians and journalists commonly refer to how executions allow family members to “move on” from their pain, providing a sense of relief at knowing that “justice” was finally served.

With the Supreme Court’s denial Monday of his request for a stay, “Beltway sniper” John Allen Muhammad is scheduled to be executed at 9 p.m. Tuesday. Muhammad was the leader of the October 2002 sniper shootings in which 16 Washington-area residents were shot, and 10 killed.…  Seguir leyendo »