An Open Letter to Governor Bill Haslam from Tennessee Social Justice

By Marc Hyden Tennessee Students and Educators for Social Justice has penned an open letter to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam to call for a suspension of all executions. The letter asks Governor Haslam to, …suspend all scheduled executions immediately, and to commission a full and transparent judicial review of capital punishment in Tennessee. The letter mentions the many concerns about the death penalty from various organizations including Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty. The article states, Many people across the political spectrum believe that the death penalty fails to provide closure for the family members of murder victims (Conservatives Concerned about the Death Penalty, Murder Victims’ Families for Human Rights, TADP).

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