Monday, March 29, 2010

 

Fox News Reports Crippling Costs of the Death Penalty

In an article posted on Saturday, Fox News reporter, Ed Barnes, writes about the exorbitant costs of the death penalty in this country, with Tennessee's system specifically mentioned. One of the most telling statements in the story--"The cost of killing killers is killing us."

The reality of the death penalty is that it drains state resources away from those measures that have been shown to prevent crime and is a public policy failure. We can do better.

Read the full story here.

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