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Fighting capital punishment in a red state

Death Penalty
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/08/13, 12:34 pm

Editor’s note: Marvin Olasky’s cover story in the current issue of WORLD magazine focuses on what the Bible says about the death penalty and what life is like on death row. In a series of 10 columns here on wng.org (posted Oct. 7–18), Marvin addresses public policy issues involving deterrence, discrimination, and arbitrariness in capital punishment.

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The death penalty as a deterrent

Death Penalty
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/07/13, 01:10 pm

Editor's note: Marvin Olasky’s cover story in the current issue of WORLD magazine focuses on what the Bible says about the death penalty and what life is like on death row. In a series of 10 columns here on wng.org (posted Oct. 7–18), Marvin addresses public policy issues involving deterrence, discrimination, and arbitrariness in capital punishment.

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Krieg Barrie

Better off dead?

Death Penalty | Capital punishment versus (a horrifying) life without parole
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/04/13, 01:00 am

Not much in politics upset Chuck Colson as he approached his 80th birthday late in 2011, but on his Breakpoint broadcast of Sept. 23 that year he said, “a recent political event left me deeply shaken.”

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