Quote of the Week: Kent Whitaker
Father pleads to state for mercy on his son
"Victims' rights should mean something in this state, even when the victim is asking for mercy and not vengeance."
– Kent Whitaker, at a press conference on Tuesday, before the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles issued a recommendation to commute his son Thomas’ death sentence to life in prison. See “Death Watch: Life In Prison For Thomas Whitaker?” Feb. 23.