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Death Debate

... People’s sense of fairness and their search for absolutes often arise during these debates. We are likely to see that on display again in our state Capitol. Republicans again have raised the concept of restoring the death penalty here. Early reports say the ultimate penalty would be only available if a first degree murder involves the death of a minor – someone under the age of 18. In Iowa, judges follow state law on these types of sentences ...
Read Brad Hicks's take on the death penalty debate in the Jan. 21 Kossuth County Advance.

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