Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be executed and America must abandon capital punishment


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a monster. When he and his brother set off bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon and later killed a police officer that resulted in a manhunt and shootout, they endangered the lives of so many Bostonians and the world watched on and wanted these men caught.There is no doubt that this young man is responsible, along with his brother, for the death of four innocent men and women and injuring countless others and ruining an unprecedented amount of lives.I was relieved the su … [Read more...]

Two more innocent men found on death row, it’s time for the US to halt capital punishment

Photo: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Another two innocent men have been released from death row after spending 30 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit. Henry Lee McCollum and his half brother Leon Brown who were convicted for the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in Texas are now a free after DNA evidence has exonerated them.The judge ordered their release this week, and the New York Times wrote: Thirty years after their convictions in the rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in rural North Carolina, based on c … [Read more...]