Casey Anthony and the Death Penalty

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    Kid murder is the way to the gas house. Doesn't matter whose kid.
     
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    In a case this clear, take them out behind the court house and shoot them in the head throw them in the trash.
     
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    As long as the evidence is clear and without doubt... fry the bitch
     
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    I am not a fan of the death penality, and for one it cost more to be on death row.
    But if you kill your child because you want to go party, well you should at least be tortured.
     
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    I'd love to know why we feel justified in exacting stiffer sentences against mothers who kill their kids than we do against men.

    Men kill their own children and the children of other people every single day. They bash them against walls, they suffocate them, they beat them to death. They rarely spend more than a couple of years (and usually not that much) in prison.

    Largely because people STILL think it's the fault of the mothers, even when somebody else does the killing.
     
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    Send him off to Afghanistan with a note explaining his offense to Al Quaida. Ask them to deal with him in an appropriate manner.
     
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    It's no secret to most here that I am pro-DP. I am.

    WHEN there is CLEAR evidence that the condemned party is guilty. For instance, a confession from the accused perp, the perp leading the police to the body and physical evidence (semen found on/in the body) linking the accused perp to the body, as well as corroborating witnesses to the crime or crimes.

    In this case, we don't have a confession, Ms Anthony did not lead the police to the body and the only physical evidence tying to her to the crime is circumstantial (IMHO) at best. There are no corroborating witnesses, so while on the face it appears that Ms Anthony is guilty, it has not been shown to be conclusive and without at doubt (up to this point, she has not even gotten to trial yet).

    If conclusive evidence pointing to her guilt is uncovered, yes, I would say the DP is appropriate. Until then, life in prison without parole would be sufficient.

    In the murder case I am familar with, we had a) a confession from the perp, completely and fully describing exactly how Lori was murdered b) the perp led police to her body in the woods near a creek (which would not likely have been found for months, as there is no visibility of the crime scene from a road, bike path or other traffic) and c) other physical evidence tying the perp to the crime, including a surviving corroborating witnes that placed him at the scene and witnessed Lori's murder. (see link in my sig line)

    In our case, the condemned has been sentenced twice to the DP once in 1976 and again in 1999. Unanimously by two separate juries who heard the same evidence and EVERY participant from the original case was still alive in 1999 to testify against him.

    I have no problem dispatching this cretin to hell personally. None whatsoever.

    So, IMHO, it all depends on the case. But I am VERY pro-DP when the situation warrants it.
     
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    There is no justification for the death penalty, no matter the crime.
     
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    Casey is a women. ;)
     

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