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Colson on Martha Stewart and the Purpose of Prison

Terrific NY Times op-ed article today by Chuck Colson on Martha Stewart and the purpose of prison. Colson writes: “I was pleased to learn of one of Ms. Stewart’s first statements upon her release from prison: “I will never forget … Continue reading

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Cruel and Unusual Decisions on the Death Penalty

Just when you thought it was safe to oppose to the death penalty, along comes a scoundrel like the BTK (bind, toture, and kill) murderer in Kansas, for whom any kind of execution seems too humane. I wrote briefly about … Continue reading

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Journalist Looking for Work

One of the nation’s prolific journalists has a new address and is looking for work. In Lake Charles, Louisiana., award-winning black journalist Wilbert Rideau, convicted of murder three times by all-white juries in the 1961 death of a bank teller, … Continue reading

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