The Herald Sun: A moral debt to innocent, former death row inmates

Stephen Dear of PFADP

Stephen Dear of People of Faith Against the Death Penalty in Carrboro believes we are obligated to compensate the people we incorrectly condemned to die, and if this is too expensive then we must repeal the death penalty.

In his guest-column for The Herald Sun he discusses our “moral debt” to the exonerees, as well as how the innocent are often exonerated in spite of the system and not because of it.

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