Many conservatives of faith like me are deeply concerned about Ohio’s plan to restart executions later this month. We question the fairness, accuracy and cost of our state’s death penalty — a problematic government policy that metes out life and death. How can we trust our government to get it right every single time when the facts show otherwise?
Nine innocent people have been exonerated from Ohio’s death row. State officials have announced a heavy execution schedule, with lethal injections procedures to be conducted almost every month or two for the next four years, starting on July 26. If the plan moves forward, how can the public truly know that none of those men is innocent? There is simply no definitive answer, which is why Ohio is better off not executing.
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