TITLE

The Case for Decriminalizing Murder

AUTHOR(S)
McGrath, Joseph P.
PUB. DATE
October 1976
SOURCE
National Review;10/1/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 37, p1066
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the status of the Omnibus Anti-Crimes Bill (OACB) in the U.S. Congress as of October 1976. The bill has attracted almost no journalistic attention. It is scheduled to come up for debate in the House. The proposal to decriminalize murder under the bill will spur some arguments. Since becoming identified with the OACB, Representative Grant B. Conklin has been fairly accused of bowing to pressure from criminal groups. One indication that there is widespread support for decriminalization is the eclectic array of spokesman for the cause.
ACCESSION #
6057187

 

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