We know that government makes mistakes in everything else, from military procurement to lost social security checks. Why, then, would responsible conservatives trust government to carry out the one punishment which, when shown to be in error, can never be righted?
As a retired Chief of Police, I believe that it is time to replace the death penalty with life in prison without parole. It provides a harsh punishment and saves millions of dollars each year.
Death by incarceration! That’s just what life in prison without parole is. It’s time to replace our old system of capital punishment with a new one.
We believe in tough punishments for criminals. Sentencing the worst of the worst offenders to die in prison would keep North Carolina safe, force murderers to take responsibility for their crimes and save taxpayers millions of dollars a year.
Serving with the Kairos Prison Ministries, I have seen men with life sentences surrender their lives to Christ. They have helped build Christian communities within prisons, which has lowered the recidivism rate among participating inmates
As a former member of the North Carolina House of Representative I support replacing the death penalty with life in prison without parole. However, I recognize how tough it will be for members to vote to replace the death penalty. I hope you will join me in encouraging them to make this tough decision and support LWOP.
As a conservative and a Republican I have always been tough on crime. Those who commit capital crimes should receive swift and tough punishment. I believe life in prison without parole does that.
I am concerned that innocent people might be convicted and executed even with all of the new technology we have. Life in prison without parole will prevent that from happening.