Columnist, reporter, and editor at The Morning Call
Pro to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
"Sometimes, there is no doubt that people are killers because their sins are recorded by surveillance cameras or bystanders' phones. With that evidence, other than mental illness, there's no reason not to execute those who commit the most horrific crimes...
While executions are rare, having the death penalty can be a bargaining chip for authorities as they investigate crimes...
It's also necessary to have capital punishment because some crimes simply are so horrific that any other punishment, including life in a cage, is insufficient."
"Pennsylvania's Death Penalty System Should Be Strengthened, Not Abolished, Amid Newly Raised Concerns," mcall.com, June 28, 2018