Elisabeth Semel Thinks Death Penalty Hiatus May Increase Opposition

ABC Science, March 27, by Agence France-Presse

“On the positive side … we haven’t had an execution in six months and the world hasn’t fallen off its axis. Life has not changed…. It’s not so much a dramatic thing in California where we have executions on a very occasional basis, but in states like Texas, where executions are quite frequent, one could look around and say ‘So? We can live without it.'”