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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Table of Contents
|2||Beginning the Healing Process||36|
|3||Raising My Voice||57|
|4||Plunging into the Debate||74|
|5||A New Door Opens--and Prisoners Become Kin||93|
|6||Calls Come In--and I Am the Learner||110|
|7||Behind the Bars, Seriously Flawed Prison System||130|
|8||The Other Victims||150|
|9||Leadership from the Pulpit||165|
|10||Concern about the Death Penalty Grows||181|
|11||So Much Known--So Much to Be Done||200|
|Sources and Notes||229|
|Resource Groups against Capital Punishment||238|