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California Capital Punishment: Death, Where Is Thy Sting?

Monday, April 26, 2010

It wouldn’t be an election year in the Golden State without at least one law-and-order candidate bemoaning the fact that ”old age is the leading cause of death on California’s death row.”   

If the thought of justice delayed/justice denied sets you off, then you definitely don’t want to read this Associated Press account of California’s frustrations with implementing capital punishment. 

Among the highlights:    

  • California added five more inmates to its death row this year, pushing its condemned population past 700 inmates. Florida is second, with 394 inmates on death row; Texas, in third, has 333. 

Continue reading on Bill Whalen’s blog Politi-Cal…