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Death Penalty Another View

Death Penalty Another View

Xiaohua Zhu WITH the execution of Karla Tucker in Texas at the beginning of February, the campaign against the death penalty became most vociferous. Many religious and state leaders expressed adamant opposition to her execution and to the capital punishment in general. Major newspapers carried the story on the from page. People from various countries and background including certain relatives of Tucker's victims also pleaded for clemency for her and for the abolition of the death penalty. In view of the high emotions on this issue, it is necessary to put the controversy on the death penalty into perspective.

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