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Death in life

by Edward Wickham

Posted: 01 Aug 2014 @ 12:09

HERE is a grim statistic to warm the liberal heart: it costs $2 million more to execute a felon than to impose life imprisonment without parole. As an argument against the death penalty, it is not the one that liberal Europeans would necessarily reach for. But it is apparently working for Conservative Republicans in the United States, whose default position one would expect to be pro-capital punishment.

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