Wednesday, January 18, 2006


This CNN story on yesterday's execution in California really makes you scratch your head. Check out this quote from a California prison spokesman:

Having suffered a heart attack back in September, Allen had asked prison authorities to let him die if he went into cardiac arrest before his execution, a request prison officials said they would not honor.

"At no point are we not going to value the sanctity of life," said prison spokesman Vernell Crittendon. "We would resuscitate him," then execute him.