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Apollo11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-26-08 12:19 PM
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104. interesting point
I accept that it would have been morally defensible to kill Hitler or Stalin.

By the same logic, I can see the case for giving the death penalty to a serial killer.

Or someone who premeditates the murder of his own wife and child for purely selfish motives.

But of course, it depends on correctly identifying and convicting the perpetrator.

In some cases it is clear - like the English guy who shot his wife and child.

Personally, I am against the idea of equating rape with murder.

We should give rapists a reason to let their victims live.

We should not stigmatize rape victims by equating their experience with death.
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