|Fred Allen, a former member of the tied-down team who used to strap the|
condemned to the gurney, had a break down after 125 executions.
|Helping to kill people was too much for him. He quit his job and lost his pension.|
|He didn't care. He wanted to live his "dash".|
|This is a portrait of Jason Burkett, the other man convicted of the crime,|
He escaped the death penalty.
|The other part that got me was when he talked about being handcuffed to his son in|
the police van. He said he felt like a total failure being chained to his son like that,
side by side. I felt a lot for him.
Be that as it may, more than half of us still believe in capital punishment, either on utilitarian grounds (fry the rascal and be done with his upkeep) or on those of retribution. death penalty essayReplyDelete