Tuesday, December 18, 2007

I don't often admire New Jersey, but...

...they've earned a high-five today. Buh-bye, death penalty.

Obviously, state Republicans are in a tizzy over this:

"Sparing the lives of brutal murderers only a week before Christmas will leave a hole in the hearts of surviving family members that will never heal."

Assembly Minority Leader Alex DeCroce

You're right, Alex; Christmas isn't a time for mercy. It's a time for death!


Blogger Daniel said...

New Jersey had an effective enough appellate review process that nobody had gotten executed for decades in any case; still, this is good news.

2:47 PM  
Blogger feanor said...

Ha! I love that quote. Christmas and executions: perfect together!

8:06 AM  
Blogger Gillian said...


And this, my friends, is why organized religion freaks me out.

12:20 PM  

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