Archive for July 7th, 2007

Compassion for Murderers

Any murder, no matter how quickly, suddenly, or painlessly it is done, deserves the death penalty. But as we approach the execution of Elijah Page, we should look at just how depraved the three who killed Chester Allan Poage were. KELO features an excerpt from Elijah Page’s confession: Investigator: “Were you laughing?” Page: “We chuckled. […]

Death Penalty is Scriptural, Healthy for a Just Society

The Argus Leader has an article today on the Christian worldview of the death penalty, and it’s surprisingly balanced. While it gives some of the touchy-feely rationalizations made by some Christians these days–which frankly aren’t biblical but are borrowed from their unbelieving neighbors–it gives a couple of the Scriptural references which support the death penalty: […]