Thursday, October 19, 2006

A Nifty Way to Avoid Execution on Death Row

Just kill yourself.
A death-row inmate slit his own throat with a makeshift knife early Thursday, committing suicide about 15 hours before he was scheduled to be executed, a prison official said.

As an opponent of capital punishment, I say bravo for his success at circumventing the system. Ironically, his appeal was still pending before the US Supreme Court. Knowing the conservative tilt of the court, I'd say he made the correct choice.

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