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Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

Original post made on Jan 18, 2011

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to seek the death penalty for a homicide crime committed last June at the Hillsdale Shopping Center.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011, 12:00 AM

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Posted by Tony Press, a resident of another community
on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm

I don't always agree with what my representatives do, and that's fair enough. In fact, that's the nature of a democracy. But when "The People of the State of California," kill a person, I am one of the killers, and I don't want to be. The death penalty is a failed solution, a blight on our judicial system, and ultimately a blow to our humanity.


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