The National Catholic Review

May 7, 2001

Vol. 184 No. 15Whole No. 4527


A Federal Execution

The execution of Timothy J. McVeigh, scheduled for the morning of May 16, will be the first federal execution in almost four decades. This fact alone should occasion some soul searching, because it underscores the fact that our government firmly maintains its commitment to capital punishment.


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