Thursday, March 10, 2011

It's Not Possible

lethal injection roomWe have found over and over again: Mistakes have been made. Innocent people have been freed. It's not possible to create a perfect, mistake-free death penalty system.

-- Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, signing legislation to abolish the death penalty, referring to 13 wrongly-condemned men; Quinn also commuted the sentences of all 15 inmates remaining on death row to life in prison with no hope of parole, 9 March 2011

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