CRUCIFY HIM! Americans’ Thirst for Blood in Hayes Case Is Reminiscent of Ancient Rome

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A few days ago, a Connecticut jury voted to invoke the death penalty for convicted “home invasion” murderer Steven Hayes.  Within minutes of the announcement, on news and commentary sites across the liberal/ conservative spectrum, Americans celebrated the verdict.  I watched as 200, then 300 and more “likes” popped up on Fox News’ Facebook report.But why?  What satisfaction can be gained by the taking of yet another life?Granted, Hayes’ crimes were heinous.  In the deadly home invasion, H … [Read more...]