‘Death Penalty’ Archive

Does Jesus Oppose the Death Penalty? October 25, 2015 1 Comment

For some reason it is hard for people, including even most evangelicals, to imagine Jesus supporting a death penalty for any sort of crime.  On the other hand, if He claimed to be God the Son, “I and the Father are one,” and to forgive sins, and those outrageous claims He made, it was clearly […]

There is apparently a shortage of sodium thiopental… January 11, 2011 3 Comments

There is apparently a shortage of sodium thiopental, a drug mainly used to execute people.  In a way, that is just as well.  The death penalty is not a medical procedure, and should not be disguised as one.  Gurneys, needles, and IVs are the instruments of health care, and not of its opposite.  And it […]