Choosing Mercy: A Mother of Murder Victims Pleads to End the Death Penaltyby Antoinette Bosco
When 18-year-old Shadow Clark shot and killed her son and daughter-in-law Toni Bosco's heart was crushed. In time her grief transformed into something else: forgiveness, and a conviction that to want one more unnatural death would be wrong. "I could say he must be punished for life, but I could not say, kill this killer." Toni chose mercy over vengeance -- and again, her life changed forever.
Today she is widely known as an opponent of capital punishment in this, the only modern Western nation that still has the death penalty. In recounting her dramatic journey Toni Bosco presents compelling arguments why the death penalty fails both politically and morally. She shares stories of other parents who suffered through similar experiences but also learned to choose love over fear.
Gut-wrenching, timely, and inspiring: Choosing Mercy may not change minds but cannot help but begin to change hearts.
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