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Letter: Thoughts on abortion

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Dear Editor,

"State-sanctioned killing... (is) becoming more and more anachronistic." These are the powerfully progressive words of Justice John Paul Stevens as quoted in The New York Times on April 17, 2008.

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Justice Stevens, who joined the 7-2 majority decision in Baze v. Rees, i.e., that lethal injections do not constitutionally construe "cruel and unusual punishment," indicates that the discussion on capital punishment is far from over.

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