Quote of the Week
"Rather than serving as a measured response to murder, the execution of Mr. Panetti would only serve to undermine the public's faith in a fair and moral justice system."
– A letter addressed to Gov. Rick Perry and signed by 21 conservative leaders, urging the governor to commute schizophrenic death row inmate Scott Panetti's sentence to life in prison. The 5th Circuit has stayed his planned Dec. 3 execution date.