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The American Law Institute is the only organization
that has built an intellectual framework supporting the death penalty.

"A study commissioned by the American Law Institute said that decades of experience have proved that the system cannot reconcile the twin goals of individualized decisions about who should be executed and systemic fairness.

It added that capital punishment is plagued by racial disparities; is enormously expensive even as many defense lawyers are underpaid and some are incompetent; risks executing innocent people; and is undermined by the politics that come with judicial elections." - Adam Liptak 01/04/09

"Jesus, a decidedly nonviolent man, would have abhorred the death penalty, a government policy of which he himself was a victim.

If Jesus where to return today he would likely meet the same fate at the hands of his most publicly fervent 'believers'." - John DeCure

February 8, 1924 Gee Jon becomes the first person to be executed in a gas chamber. State of Nevada, United States of America.

List of countries that executed people in 2007:

Iran (265), Saudi Arabia (156), USA (42), Pakistan (29), Iraq (29), Afghanistan (15), China (13), Japan (9), North Korea (8), Yemen (7), Bangladesh (6), Syria (5), Somalia (3), Singapore (2), Sudan (2), Belarus (1), Botswana (1), Ethiopia (1), Indonesia (1), Kuwait (1).


List of countries that have no death penalty:

ANDORRA, ANGOLA, ARMENIA, AUSTRALIA, AUSTRIA, AZERBAIJAN, BELGIUM, BHUTAN, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA, BULGARIA, CAMBODIA, CANADA, CAPE VERDE, COLOMBIA, COSTA RICA, COTE D'IVOIRE, CROATIA, CYPRUS, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, DJIBOUTI, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, ECUADOR, ESTONIA, FINLAND, FRANCE, GEORGIA, GERMANY, GREECE, GUINEA-BISSAU, HAITI, HONDURAS, HUNGARY, ICELAND, IRELAND, ITALY, KIRIBATI, LIBERIA, LIECHTENSTEIN, LITHUANIA, LUXEMBOURG, MACEDONIA, MALTA, MARSHALL ISLANDS, MAURITIUS, MEXICO, MICRONESIA, MOLDOVA, MONACO, MONTENEGRO, MOZAMBIQUE, NAMIBIA, NEPAL, NETHERLANDS, NEW ZEALAND, NICARAGUA, NIUE, NORWAY, PALAU, PANAMA, PARAGUAY, PHILIPPINES, POLAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, SAMOA, SAN MARINO, SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE, SENEGAL, SERBIA SEYCHELLES, SLOVAK REPUBLIC, SLOVENIA, SOLOMON ISLANDS, SOUTH AFRICA, SPAIN, SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, TIMOR-LESTE, TURKEY, TURKMENISTAN, TUVALU, UKRAINE, UNITED KINGDOM, URUGUAY, VANUATU, VATICAN CITY STATE, VENEZUELA


List of countries that have no death penalty except in times of war or under martial law:

ALBANIA, ARGENTINA, BOLIVIA, BRAZIL, CHILE, COOK ISLANDS, EL SALVADOR, FIJI, ISRAEL, LATVIA, PERU

List of countries that have the death penalty but have not executed anyone during the past 10 years:

ALGERIA, BENIN, BRUNEI DARUSSALAM, BURKINA FASO, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, CONGO, GABON, GAMBIA, GHANA, GRENADA, KENYA, KYRGYZSTAN, MADAGASCAR, MALAWI, MALDIVES, MALI, MAURITANIA, MOROCCO, MYANMAR, NAURU, NIGER, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, RUSSIAN FEDERATION, SRI LANKA, SURINAME, SWAZILAND, TOGO, TONGA, TUNISIA



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"I am troubled by the report's general finding that far too many forensic disciplines lack the standards necessary to ensure their scientific reliability in court." - Patrick J. Leahy

February 18, 2009 National Academy of Sciences

American crime laboratories are grossly underfunded, lack a scientific foundation in forensic techniques and are compromised by critical delays in analyzing physical evidence.

Among the problems:

there is little if any scientific research to support the claim that no two people share identical fingerprints;

chemical analysis of the lead in bullets has been determined to be flawed and unreliable;

crazed glass, the tiny, weblike lines that spread across glass that lead arson investigators to determine a set fire was found to be caused by water dousing the fired;

bite-mark comparisons are subjective.

These methods of forensic analysis send innocent people to Death Row.


"Crime laboratories should be managed separately from police departments to ensure that their findings are protected from bias. The potential for conflicts of interest between the needs of law enforcement and the broader needs of forensic science are too great." - National Academy of Sciences

"Law enforcement officials are vastly expanding their collection of DNA to include millions more people who have been arrested or detained but not yet convicted. Sixteen states now take DNA from some who have been found guilty of misdemeanors." - Solomon Moore 03/18/09

"According to population geneticists, it is indeed possible to have the six loci match in perhaps many dozens of individuals whose DNA is contained in a databank of 700,000." - Andre A. Moenssens October 2000

"State crime lab analyst Kathryn Troyer was running tests on Arizona's DNA database when she stumbled across two felons with remarkably similar genetic profiles.

The men matched at nine of the 13 locations on chromosomes, or loci, commonly used to distinguish people.

The FBI estimated the odds of unrelated people sharing those genetic markers to be as remote as 1 in 113 billion.

The mug shots of the two felons suggested that they were not related: One was black, the other white.

In the years after her 2001 discovery, Kathryn Troyer found dozens of similar matches - each seeming to defy impossible odds.

The FBI laboratory tried to stop distribution of Kathryn Troyer's results and began an aggressive behind-the-scenes campaign to block similar searches elsewhere, even those ordered by courts." - Jason Felch, Maura Dolan 07/19/08




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"The illusion of gentleness of lethal injections has made executions far less of a taboo experience for the public.

Albert Camus wrote in 1957 in "Reflections on the Guillotine," those who actually witness an execution know it for the horror it is." - David DeKok

"I stand before you to explain my frustrations and deep concerns about both the administration and the penalty of death.

Today America is not in league with most of our major allies:

Europe, Canada, Mexico, most of South and Central America.

These countries rejected the death penalty.

We are partners in death with several third world countries.

Even Russia has called a moratorium.

The death penalty has been abolished in 12 states.

In none of these states has the homicide rate increased.

You are 5 times more likely to get a death sentence for first degree murder in the rural area of Illinois than you are in Cook County.

Half of the nearly 300 capital cases in Illinois had been reversed for a new trial or resentencing.

33 of the death row inmates were represented at trial by an attorney who had later been disbarred or at some point suspended from practicing law.

46 inmates were convicted on the basis of testimony from jailhouse informants." - Governor George H. Ryan of Illinois

With this statement Governor George H. Ryan of Illinois commuted all death sentences in the state of Illinois to life in prison!

According to Alberto Gonzales George H. Ryan accepted gifts and steered government business to friends and associates.

On September 6, 2006, Ryan is sentenced to six and a half years in prison and is released on July 3, 2013.

In July 2016, the Valparaiso University Law Review published an article titled "How Frank Easterbrook Kept George Ryan in Prison" in which serious accusations of judicial misconduct were leveled against Easterbrook.

"As long as the political state is permitted by its citizens to kill helpless, restrained prisoners as a solution to a problem the door to State sponsored genocide remains open.

Capital punishment is, and always will be, political power in search of a crime, whether it's murder, treason, being a member of a hated ethnic group or anything else that inflames public opinion.

States, just like their citizens, should only have the legitimate power to kill in immediate self-defense, and never in the service of punishment." - Lindsie Carlsen


As Americans accept murder as a solution to a problem,
Americans can expect murder to occur in America.

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