Why I am having second thoughts about the death penalty

Let’s examine the issue about whether, as limited government, conservatives, and libertarians, we trust the government to execute a person.  Pope Francis stated that the death penalty is unacceptable. This has caused discussion and argument from supporters and opponents of the death penalty. But let's put aside Pope Francis's opinion, or anybody else's opinion about the death penalty, so we don't conflate what we think about the death penalty with the Pope or anyone else.  There are of course many crimes for which the death penalty seems appropriate. But the problem is that we have a justice system run by imperfect men. It cannot be helped because we are imperfect. I was in favor of the death penalty until the past two years after watching the corrupt Obama FBI/DOJ trying to prevent the election of Trump and now trying to weaken and force him out of office.  The power wielded by the corrupt Obama Gang brought to focus the power of...(Read Full Post)