News & Observer: Another danger in the death penalty

“Put a gun to a man’s head, and he’ll do or say pretty much anything he thinks  will save his life. It’s common sense.

Yet we allow our justice system to do this anytime it pleases. Can’t get your  suspect to confess to murder? Threaten him with lethal injection.

This is what happened to two innocent Asheville men, Kenneth Kagonyera and  Robert Wilcoxson. They confessed to a murder they had no part in because they  were told that a trial might end with the death penalty…”

Full article here: Another danger in the death penalty


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