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What are the rights and wrongs of the death penalty?

Tom's cousin Lynn was kidnapped, raped and brutally murdered at the age of 17. Her murderer was sentenced to death and executed by the State of Florida. Tom believes that the death penalty has brought justice for Lynn, and closure for himself and his family. Joe was charged with aggravated murder and sentenced to death in the State of Ohio. After spending 22 years on death row his case was dismissed and he was exonerated. He now vigorously campaigns against the death penalty. The film poses the question: what are the rights and wrongs of the death penalty?

The film features representatives of different faiths and religions explaining their perspective on the death penalty. It contains images and discussions about kidnapping, rape, torture, murder and electrocution which some people may find upsetting.

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10 minutes

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