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Virginia senator pushes to abolish the death penalty

"The problem with capital punishment is that once it's inflicted you can't take it back." In a push to abolish the death penalty, here's what Virginia Senator Scott Surovell had to say.

02/04/2021 5:38 PM

8 comments

  • John H.
    02/08/2021 09:56

    In the words of Lord Cockburn " he'l be nane the waur o a guid hanging "! The only thing wrong with the death penalty in America is the time between being found guilty and the sentence being carried out, 20 or 30 years is barbaric!

  • Gil F.
    02/07/2021 18:57

    Kill the killers we do not need more crime we need to deter it criminals take notice when the death penalty is imposed! It deters violence and makes them think first because they could be next!

  • Jojo M.
    02/07/2021 04:19

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  • Ray H.
    02/06/2021 05:50

    An eye for an eye! Why should we pay for 3 hots and a cot for years for s convicted murderer?

  • Walter W.
    02/04/2021 20:02

    Can’t take back murder either!

  • Hank K.
    02/04/2021 18:39

    I hope no one ever murders you wife and kids especially in a barbaric manner!

  • Marcie A.
    02/04/2021 18:19

    The death penalty is barbaric.

  • Brut
    02/04/2021 18:00

    Virginia's Senate voted Wednesday in favor of abolishing the death penalty, putting the state on track to become the first Southern state to eliminate capital punishment: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/virginia-politics/virginia-abolish-death-penalty/2021/02/03/1fa40e58-6641-11eb-8468-21bc48f07fe5_story.html