should repentance save his life? death row asks for mercy

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    You're forgiven...where's that needle?
     
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    okay i can see that....the concept of forgiveness but still paying for one's crime.....now what about all the prior conditions?
     
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    Prior conditions being what? His childhood?
     
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    yes and supposed brain damage
     
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    Key being supposed.
    I'm fine with strapping the scum that ruined this convicts life right next to him and a little torture before putting him to sleep. Unfortunately, lots of people have had very screwed up childhoods. Most don't commit murder.
     
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    i can never support the death penalty.
     
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    If he can commute his victims' sentences to life, then I'll support commuting his.

    Otherwise, time to die.
     
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    If he got a fair trial, it's a done deal. He did the crime, he pays the penalty. His repentance is between he and God.

    You know, I'm sure his victims begged for mercy too.
     
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    Those are considered in the sentencing phase.

    So I would say no.
     

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