Leonard PItts: Blood does not equal justice. And they raised a cheer for death.

Leonard Pitts Jr.

September 17, 2011
By Leonard Pitts Jr.

It was a chilling moment, but also a clarifying one in that it validated the grimmest suspicions about at least some of those who support capital punishment. That support, after all, is often framed in terms of high morality, the argument being that only in taking an offender's life can a society truly express its revulsion over certain heinous crimes.

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