We say: thank God we have a president that seeks justice for innocent people, not the ideologues. We still believe that the Death Penalty is a deterrent and authentic justice for all innocent Americans. Other posts on this website reveal that ideologues like Pope Francis, Sister Helen Prejean, and the U.S. Bishops are against prison sentencing and prefer “restorative justice” that favors the criminal!
Trump Administration Resumes Federal Death Penalty, Schedules Executions for 5 Child-Killers
Attorney General William P. Barr has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to adopt a proposed Addendum to the Federal Execution Protocol—clearing the way for the federal government to resume capital punishment after a nearly two decade lapse, and bringing justice to victims of the most horrific crimes. The Attorney General has further directed the Acting Director of the BOP, Hugh Hurwitz, to schedule the executions of five death-row inmates convicted of murdering, and in some cases torturing and raping, the most vulnerable in our society—children and the elderly.
“Congress has expressly authorized the death penalty through legislation adopted by the people’s representatives in both houses of Congress and signed by the President,” Attorney General Barr said. “Under Administrations of both parties, the Department of Justice has sought the death penalty against the worst criminals, including these five murderers, each of whom was convicted by a jury of his peers after a full and fair proceeding. The Justice Department upholds the rule of law—and we owe it to the victims and their families to carry forward the sentence imposed by our justice system.”
SEE our posts in DEATH PENALTY.