Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Halt Pa. executions now that a report says Texas killed the wrong man?

READER POLL

Halt Pa. executions now that a report says Texas killed the wrong man?

Yes, state already has had to reprieve innocent men sent to its death row
 
  105 (23.3%)
No, believe Pa. has strong safeguards against wrongful conviction
 
  184 (40.9%)
Yes, one more reason to join N.J., Connecticut in recent bans
 
  132 (29.3%)
No, Texas report authors rightly dismissed as ‘crusaders’
 
  105 (23.3%)
Total votes = 450
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