TITLE

Life Time

AUTHOR(S)
Saletan, William
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;06/19/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 25, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the connection between the issues of capital punishment and abortion in the U.S. Dependence of the administration of capital punishment and the regulation of abortion upon the legislators, judges, pardon boards and governors to translate morality into law; Concession of most people that some abortions ought to be forbidden and some murderers ought to die; Politicians supporting capital punishment in principle; Lesson taught by the late Pennsylvania governor Robert Casey about capital punishment.
ACCESSION #
3205674

 

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