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← Texas man faces execution after jurors consult Bible to decide fate

superwolf's Avatar Jump to comment 15 by superwolf

I think it's just a shame that they didn't know it well enough that they had to actually consult it.

Ok, bad joke, but obviously they conveniently skipped over all the parts where God condoned, participated, or just completed more obvious horrific acts than did the convicted murderer.

They got their judgment for the case from history's (real or imagined) most deranged criminal.

What if I was a juror in the deliberating room with them and consulted the Koran, or Homer's Odyssey, or an old videotape of Mr. Rogers, or Star Wars, or Pee Wee's Playhouse?

As much as it is possible for one to be informed from any and all of these, consulting them in front of the other jurors would and should constitute more than a verbal lashing. Unfuckingbelievable.

Glad I moved out of Texas when I did. It was a nightmare when I was there. Everything's in the closet, mainly because it's locked in there.

Sat, 17 Oct 2009 21:36:00 UTC | #406338