Category Archives: Death Penalty

Rooting for Dylann Roof to Die

  As I read about the current murder trial of Dylann Roof I have to confess to some severe conflict. In my head, I want to quietly and humbly oppose the death penalty. It seems to be unevenly applied, and … Continue reading

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Straight to Heaven?

Like many of you, I struggle with the political issue of the death penalty. I tend to oppose it in principle, but then find myself subconsciously rooting for an execution whenever I hear a victim’s truly wrenching story. But here’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Green Mile

  September 16, 2012 I was saddened last week to hear of the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan, the gentle giant who played John Coffey – “like the drink, only not spelt the same” – in my all-time favorite movie, … Continue reading

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