Thu Ostrander: Easy answer

February 2, 2014 

Regarding your Jan. 29 news article “States rethink execution methods”: Some states are thinking of bringing back the firing squads, gas chambers and electric chairs to execute people.

Missouri State Rep. Rick Brattin said that he was trying to “come up with a solution that will be the most humane yet most economical for our state.”

Here’s a solution for Brattin and others like him: Abolish the death penalty! That is the most humane and economical solution.

Thu Ostrander


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