The Death Penalty, Sister Helen Prejean

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Go listen to this — Sister Helen Prejean on Minnesota Public Radio

She’s the author of Dead Man Walking.

She’s brilliant, compassionate, and she has a lot to say about the death penalty.

I can’t say it any better than she does.  She’s been with men who have been executed.  She makes all the right arguments against the death penalty.  She grew up a privileged white girl in Louisiana, she found her calling as a nun and in particular to help the poor.  She wrote to death row inmates, they wrote back.  She formed a relationship with them.  She has a lot to say.

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