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The Quality of Mercy

Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by .


In 2004, the State of Texas murdered Cameron Todd Willingham. It planned the murder in advance, picking a date, time and method. Though he pleaded for mercy, the state showed none. The murder occurred in public, with plenty of witnesses on hand as Willingham protested his fate one last time and exhaled his final breath. Under Texas state law, the state of Texas should be executed.

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