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Tuesday, December 13, 2005
Can Those in Prison be Rehabilitated?

Today "Tookie" Williams was executed in the state of California for four 1979 murders, but I'm not pleased at all. Williams was an apparently changed man. He was nominated for Nobel Peace Prizes and worked for years at writing books to stop children from joining gangs. The death penalty was not needed in this circumstance.

I pray that his soul may now be in paradise in the Lord's forgiveness.

Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine Et lux perpetua luceat eis Te decet hymnus Deus in Sion Et tibi reddetur votum in Jerusalem Ex audi orationem meam Ad te omnis caro veniet Requiem aeternam dona eis Domine Et lux perpetua luceat eis

Photo Source: Associated Press


del_button December 14, 2005 at 10:08 AM
tom said...

Nay on death penalty....I ...however, as a rule I am against; and who is to say this Tookie was not truly repentent, and may have made a difference with an extended life of imprisonment?

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