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Current Event January 20, 2017

Debate: Which Moral Principle Should Prevail in the Death Penalty?

The man found guilty of killing 9 church members in South Carolina was recently sentenced to death. However, before the jury decided to put Dylann Roof to death, there was a lot of division among family members of the victims as to whether the death penalty should be applied. This story looks at the ethics and the moral positions in this case.


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AIR DATE: 01/08/2017

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