TITLE

Why should we care about the death penalty?

AUTHOR(S)
Heflin, Michael
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Bay Windows;1/11/2001, pN.PAG
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Expresses opinion on the issue of death penalty administration in the U.S. and its implication for the GLBT community. Views on the importance of death penalty; Reasons for Wanda Jean Allen's adverse reaction to capital punishment; Examples of the arbitrary and inhuman cases of death penalty administration in the country.
ACCESSION #
15802875

 

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