Vote repeal to save Nebraska’s death penalty

( Billy’s thoughts – In my home state of Nebraska some of our state leaders took Capital Punishment off the books. However in a few weeks the voters will get the last say. Below are the thoughts of the Omaha World-Herald on the issue. )

Nebraskans are not a bloodthirsty people.

Many who have supported the death penalty for decades feel reservations about the potential, however small, for a mistake.

And there is a salient argument from death penalty opponents that Nebraska hasn’t carried out an execution for nearly 19 years.

It’s important to consider the findings of Creighton University economics professor Ernie Goss that death penalty states pay more for criminal justice, though the difference is debatable.
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