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  • NGRI - committed to a mental institution for life

    31 23.85%
  • LWoP - life without parole

    26 20.00%
  • Death Penalty - self explanatory

    57 43.85%
  • Undecided - self explanatory

    16 12.31%

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  1. #16
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    Do you all think there's any relation between America's acceptance of the DP, and it's acceptance of gun violence?

    Someone much wiser than me pointed out, you don't have more crazies than anyone else, they are just better armed.

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    Fry him! He murdered in cold blood, with no care about babies, young children, mothers, fathers and older people. Not to mentioned the ones he wounded and the families and friends of these vitcims.

    We have had too much of this in our country. We need swift justice to show the wanna bes we mean business, and there is no tolerance for this in our society.


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    I voted LWOP

    I think the state wants DP, but I am not so sure all the families will want that.

    I think the def. will start out with the Insanity argument, then in the end there will be a deal that gives him LWOP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rollinginit View Post
    I voted LWOP

    I think the state wants DP, but I am not so sure all the families will want that.

    I think the def. will start out with the Insanity argument, then in the end there will be a deal that gives him LWOP.
    At least some family members do want the death penalty, according to tmz.
    With so many victims, not everybody is going to agree, but I don't see why they have to.
    Just my opinion

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjenny View Post
    At least some family members do want the death penalty, according to tmz.
    With so many victims, not everybody is going to agree, but I don't see why they have to.
    What's the state going to do if half want the dp and half don't?

    IMO, I think there will be a plea somewhere along the way. Lwop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jjenny View Post
    He can be mentally ill-that doesn't necessarily make him legally insane and doesn't prevent a conviction.
    Mental illness and legal insanity are not one and the same.
    I understand the difference - My vote stands, and my reasons are mine. I don't have to justify it to you or to anybody else.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rollinginit View Post
    What's the state going to do if half want the dp and half don't?

    IMO, I think there will be a plea somewhere along the way. Lwop.
    State can decide to do whatever it wants, it doesn't actually have to follow wishes of the victims, since it represents the state (justice) and not the victims personally.
    I don't think there will be a plea here.
    Just my opinion

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    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443866404577569901034583304.html?m od=googlenews_wsj
    Loughner to Plead Guilty in Giffords Shooting, Official Says

    Jared Loughner, the young Tucson man accused of shooting then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killing six people, is set to plead guilty Tuesday, an official familiar with the case said Saturday.

    A psychologist appointed by the court is expected to say at the hearing that he is competent to plead guilty,

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    LWOP death penalty cases are so expensive..full of appeals that cost taxpayers a fortune and are generally a pain in the a.. I would definitely hope that he would plead guilty and go for LWOP. He does deserve the death penalty..

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    I'm going to post this article here b/c it has to do with LWOP or DP and the brand new DA elections coming up in Aurora. Both candiates list their opinion on DP in this article.

    http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_21...day?source=pkg

    A story that is still making national headlines will bring with it maybe the biggest decision of his career as well: whether to seek the death penalty against James Eagan Holmes, the man charged with the brutal midnight attack carried out during the premiere of the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight Rises."

    That's because it's a question not likely to be left to current District Attorney Carol Chambers, who is term-limited and will leave office in January
    after eight years as the top prosecutor in Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties.

    Instead, that decision will ultimately come from one of two men who are vying in November to replace Chambers: Democrat Ethan Feldman or Republican George Brauchler.
    Both candidates have had experience with death-penalty cases: Brauchler, working with the prosecution in a military case; and Feldman a former judge and prosecutor as a defense attorney.

    Ultimately, neither case sent anyone to death row


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    Don't know enough of the facts to make the decision yet, so undecided.

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    I voted LWOP I will stick to this assuming there is no accomplice.
    Never DP for MI people - they do suffer much - sometimes too much.

    The reason I voted LWOP is he will be get some treatment, and he will never harm another person.
    I do not trust them on the outside if they are violent... One never knows if they take their meds, or if they may try something new.

    IF the case comes up with an additional person I will rethink this. Right now we have one guy 12 Dead, and 59 harmed by him.
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    we simply continue to fly... on a broomstick.

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    Stick him in SuperMax in Florence, Colorado. That's a fate worse than the death penalty. There he will be treated like the low-life scum that he is.

    Nathan Dunlap, the Chuck E Cheese killer has been on death row in Colorado since 1994, I think he is down to his last appeal now. Hopefully, he will have a date with the needle soon. But, the way things are going, he'll probably die of old age before he is executed.

    Yes, I know Holmes suffers from mental illness, but a great deal of planning went into what he did. He KNEW what he was doing, so I am not going to give him a pass just because he has some sort of mental illness.
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    Personally I think that at this point there are way too many blanks to be filled in / questions to be answered to merit this poll being conducted; at this point we don't have enough hard evidence to base our responses on anything other than pure emotion. I vote to suspend the poll until we are presented with the facts of the case.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HastingsChi View Post
    Personally I think that at this point there are way too many blanks to be filled in / questions to be answered to merit this poll being conducted; at this point we don't have enough hard evidence to base our responses on anything other than pure emotion. I vote to suspend the poll until we are presented with the facts of the case.
    I get what you're saying. Though, I was thinking more along the lines of before and after.



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