Wesley Clark Voices Concern Over the Death Penalty
Wesley Clark is sticking to his guns with respect to his criticism of the death penalty. We continue to be very impressed with him. He'll be in Iowa tomorrow, and we will continue to follow his remarks and report here.
Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark said Sunday he has serious concerns about the way the death penalty is applied and would support a mandatory review of all death penalty sentences.... I’ll tell you, I’m uneasy about the death penalty,” Clark said answering a question ...
“A government like the United States has the right to, in extraordinary cases, take the life of a criminal, but I I don’t like the way the death penalty has been applied in America,” Clark said. “ I think its been applied in an unfair and discriminatory fashion and I think we need to go back and use modern technology and unpack all those cases on death row.”
Clark spoke his mind on other issues as well. He will study legalizing marijuana for medical use, although he opposes decriminalizing marijuana for all purposes.
When asked about marijuana laws, he said he opposes the use of the illegal drug. However, he added that he has talked with people who use it to ease their chronic pain. “They said smoking marijuana helps,” he said. “We need to look at that and make some allowances one way or another.”
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