Why this Chanukkah should make us anti-death penalty advocates & abolitionists

Excerpts from “Trump Begins The End of His Presidency With String of Rare Federal Executions” (Vanity Fair, Dec. 11, 2020) and “The high rate of executions during Trump’s last weeks in office, explained” (Vox, Dec. 11, 2020)

“The death penalty is not about whether people deserve to die for the crimes they commit. The real question of capital punishment in this country is, Do we deserve to kill?” — Bryan Stevenson

Excerpt from “On Capital Punishment” by Adam Kirsch, Tablet Magazine, Sept. 11, 2017.
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Hospital chaplain, community organizer, writer. Shamelessly laughs at the same jokes over and over and believes there are gateways to holiness everywhere.

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