Virginia To Execute Woman For The First Time In 98 Years

Illustration for article titled Virginia To Execute Woman For The First Time In 98 Years

Despite protests from supporters, Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell has denied a stay of execution for Teresa Lewis, who was sentenced to death for planning the murders of her husband and stepson in 2002. She will be executed this week. [Guardian]

Advertisement

Share This Story

Get our newsletter

DISCUSSION

jelephante-old
Jelephante

I am incredibly conflicted on the death penalty.

I am against it, but then I put myself in the shoes of the family of the murdered.

If my family was murdered. My parents, my sister, my boyfriend;

How would I feel? I would want justice. The line between justice and vengeance is a very blurry one.