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Replace the Death Penalty! - Petition


Society & Culture  (tags: Death penalty, petition, innocent on death row, wrongly convicted )

Sheryl
- 852 days ago - go.justicethatworks.org
In the United States, more than 4 percent of current death row inmates have been wrongly convicted. The risk of executing even ONE innocent person is reason enough to end a barbaric practice



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Animae C (514)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 4:45 pm
Signed
and
Thanks for taking our survey today!

Thanx Dande
 

Pat B (356)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 5:16 pm
Signed,
Thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 6:08 pm
Noted with thanks and signed. Highly important Dandelion.
 

Allen O (198)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 7:07 pm
Thanks Dandelion - Signed and noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 10:49 pm
Signed-thx Dandelion
 

Darren W (218)
Tuesday February 16, 2016, 11:41 pm
Signed and shared petition
Thanks Dandelion
 

Rose Becke (141)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 12:42 am
Signed Ban the death penalty now
 

Ben O (154)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 8:00 am
Sitgned.
"An eye for an eye makes the world blind"
(Mahatma Gandhi)
 

Ben O (154)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 8:01 am
That should be "Signed" of course...sorry...
 

JL A (281)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 10:51 am
signed via email, noted; thanks for posting Dandelion
 

Darren W (218)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 3:01 pm
Reshared petition on social media.
 

Walter F (129)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 4:03 pm
Signed .It's good to have a Dandelion back in our care 2 garden Our Labor perty abolished the death penalty years ago and when in government last time passed legislation preventing its reintroduction at any future time.America should follow our example.
 

Maryann S (112)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 5:16 pm
Signed. Thanks dandelion!
 

Birgit W (160)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 5:54 pm
Signed.
 

Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 10:52 pm
Noted and signed and took the survey!
 

Darren W (218)
Wednesday February 17, 2016, 11:13 pm
Reshared petition on social media
 

Inge B (202)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 1:24 am
Signed.
this applies to animals as well?

Love
 

Monika A (96)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 2:06 am
Signed,
Thank You Dandelion.
 

Darren W (218)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 2:38 am
Reshared petition on social media
 

Edwin M (346)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 3:53 am
Signed, thank you Sheryl
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 5:11 am
They also asked me to fill a small survey, which I did gladly :)
Death to the death penalty! :D
 

Arild Gone for now (174)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 5:18 am
Signed.
 

Sheryl G (360)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 6:17 am
Glad to be back Walter as well, although only partial time at the moment. I'm still surrounded by boxes so I do have to keep plugging along.
 

Winnie A (179)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 8:02 am
Signed - Thanks
 

Melania Padilla (122)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 12:30 pm
I think all rapers should be killed, it is the worst crime in my opinion. They don't deserve to live and, they still are wasting our resources while alive in jail or not.
 

Darren W (218)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 12:41 pm
Reshared petition on social media
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 3:36 pm
Signed !!!
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 4:08 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Dandelion.
 

Shirley S (187)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 5:16 pm
N&S
 

Sheila D (28)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 5:24 pm
Noted and signed. Thanks, Dandelion.
 

Leanne B (46)
Thursday February 18, 2016, 7:02 pm
Signed
 

Darren W (218)
Friday February 19, 2016, 12:53 am
Reshared petition on social media
 

Terrie Williams (798)
Friday February 19, 2016, 4:13 am
Signed in private email under both addys. Noted.
 

Sheryl G (360)
Friday February 19, 2016, 5:13 am
Melanie although I understand that people have various passions on why they feel the death penalty should be used, you feel rape, someone else may feel only for murderers, or just for serial killers, there are countries that give the death penalty for having drugs or for burning a particular book, or for saying words that they feel offend them or their gods or special entities. What I'm saying, as long as the death penalty is there, it can always be abused and misused.

I don't want the State killing anyone in MY name. It is blood on MY hands. As a member of the State I can not exclude myself from the State or the Country. I can protest it, but ultimately, the person was put to his or her death by the members of that State or Country......meaning all of us who belong to that Country.

Perhaps we should think about those willing to do the corporal punishment but I highly doubt that most of the people could or would want to do that. Would you personally execute all the rapist in this Country. It would require looking them in the eye and taking the last breath from them. But even then it would have to be an agreement by the people of the Country that you execute all rapists, so in essence I'd still be giving my permission.

Most major religions say "Thou Shall Not Kill".......I'm not of any of the major religions but from my limited understanding......did the book give exceptions to that rule?
 

Animae C (514)
Friday February 19, 2016, 5:17 am
W.T.G. Dande!!!!

Two wrong do not make a right!!!!!
 

Nancy C (806)
Friday February 19, 2016, 11:45 am
We are all entitled to our opinions and thank goodness for that! We need to continue the fight for our voices and I don't believe that it was now or ever my right to silence any voice. Execution is the ultimate silencing and you know where I stand on the death penalty. I'm glad that US states are one by one outlawing this and hopefully the entire country will be obigated to dismiss the practice.
As for some other countries, as Dandelion says, many are killed for no reason, having no proof of crime, or political pleasure. So much work to do...
http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/states-and-without-death-penalty
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_punishment_by_country
 

Nancy C (806)
Friday February 19, 2016, 11:48 am
Worldwide, 94 countries still have capital punishment in their lawbooks, and 37 of them currently perform executions:

Of the 54 African countries, 36 have the death penalty, and 11 of them currently execute people (Botswana, Chad [only for terrorism], Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Libya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan).
Of the 35 American countries, 19 have the death penalty, but only 2 of them (the United States and St. Kitts & Nevis) currently execute people, while the others are regarded as abolitionists or as de-facto abolitionists.
Of the 57 Asian-Pacific countries, 37 currently have the death penalty, and 23 of them still execute people (Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, China [not in Hong Kong and Macao], India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen). Most executions worldwide take place in Asia.
Of the 49 European countries, only 1 (Belarus) still has the death penalty and executes people.
 

Mandi T (367)
Friday February 19, 2016, 12:53 pm
Signed
and
Thanks for taking our survey today!
 

Patricia D (0)
Friday February 19, 2016, 2:01 pm
Noted!
 

Nancy C (806)
Friday February 19, 2016, 5:23 pm
Sign-up to Receive Execution Alerts
http://visitor.r20.constantcontact.com/manage/optin?v=001C5QOjSvqJgyoQKAfKFRVu7GZjQLbHxhMattecZIbC-tlj5J9KXBgyXoPytsO5I1pzHF8w9Q0I3OkJs18Rdal57_yLXYUrrfpA7jDcf4rkFZn7ktJKWcnBJtkldE-e96tvesXy-xYVX9Wy31V9G1rgw%3D%3D&utm_medium=email&utm_source=ncadp&utm_content=2+-+you+can+optin+and+receive+these+emails+b&utm_campaign=16EMAIL&source=16EMAIL
 

Colleen L (3)
Friday February 19, 2016, 11:25 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Dandelion
 

Darren W (218)
Friday February 19, 2016, 11:36 pm
That execution alert is valid only for the States, alas.
 

Darren W (218)
Friday February 19, 2016, 11:38 pm
That execution alert is valid only for the States, alas.
 

Ana Váquez (14)
Sunday February 21, 2016, 1:55 am
signed
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday February 21, 2016, 2:43 am
I agree
 

Darren W (218)
Sunday February 21, 2016, 5:50 am
Reshared petition on social media
 

Mary T (358)
Sunday February 21, 2016, 8:47 pm
Thank you Dandelion - signed and noted
 

Darren W (218)
Monday February 22, 2016, 12:45 am
Reshared petition on social media
 
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