Death penalty dead and buried as Parliament bans it for good – Herald Sun

March 17, 2010 at 6:21 am (Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, News) (, , )

March 12th 2010

THE death penalty has been buried forever after Federal Parliament passed laws ensuring it can’t be reinstated in any jurisdiction.

While no Australian state or territory uses the death penalty, the laws were needed to ensure the situation could never be reintroduced.

Both sides of politics supported the move which is largely seen as symbolic.

Full story here.

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1 Comment

  1. Cath said,

    Please don’t execute these young men. They made a terrible mistake – but they were so young. They have changed their lives – I believe they can contribute in a positive way to society. Give them a chance to show that they can help others who may be considering going down the same path.

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