[Buddha-l] Ethical Dilemmas

Richard Hayes rhayes at unm.edu
Sun Jun 13 08:02:03 MDT 2010

On Jun 13, 2010, at 7:00, "Dan Lusthaus" <vasubandhu at earthlink.net>  
> I am not for the death penalty. Only a handful of the 50 states have  
> the
> death penalty, and among them only a few actively use it (Texas,  
> Florida,
> etc.).

True, only 41 of the 50 states have the death penalty. And only 41 of  
those 41 states have used it in the past 25 years. And the US federal  
government has the death penalty. Other than that, the USA has  
eliminated the practice.

Richard of New Mexico (where there is no death penalty, except for  
systemic poverty)

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