I understand and I appreciate the need for us to be thorough, especially when a life is on the line. This thoroughness in death penalty cases means agony for families like mine that can’t move forward because we have to stay vigilant to the process.
Bob Autobee, father of Eric Autobee who was murdered by a prison inmate
Rather than providing murder victims’ families with a sense of justice and closure, the death penalty drags them through years of appeals, forcing them to continually relive the nightmare. It distracts and delays the healing process and can divide families when they need support the most.
Life without parole is a swift and severe sentence that allows families to move on with their lives and begin healing.
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