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support Slowdown's efforts to stop the death penalty in America.
As a leading presidential candidate, you have the power to change
the terms of debate on this topic; as a potential president, you
will be in a position to effect real change. As an American, I ask
you to use your voice and authority to hasten the end of state-sponsored
Atlantic Monthly - Alan Berlow makes a convincing
case that innocents may have been executed, and that the death
penalty is biased against racial minorities and people from
the lower classes. This article reveals the rotten core of
the American judicial system.
Death Penalty Information Center - Contains
news and statistics about the death penalty and its application
in the US and around the world.
International - A stinging indictment from
Amnesty International of the US legal system and its racially
biased application of capital punishment.
- A resource for legal material related to the death penalty.
Human Rights - A comprehensive listing of links
related to the death penalty.
Hartford Advocate - Another article
about mistakes in the application of the death penalty.
- Christopher Hitchens points out that the leading Republican
presidential contender, George W. Bush, is a trigger-happy
executioner. How, he asks, does Bush square his support for
the death penalty with his "compassionate conservatism"?