Cruel And Unusual Punishment Quotes by Leon Panetta, Oliver Stone, Jeaniene Frost, Joseph Farah, Tom Clancy and many others.
We either believe in the dignity of the individual, the rule of law, and the prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment, or we don’t. There is no middle ground.
By creating false environment of a war on drugs, and cruel and unusual punishment with these crimes, 50% of our U.S. population is in jail without having hurt anybody, mostly for drugs.
IвЂ™d forgotten to keep blasting a song in my mind. I remedied my mistake, but the lyrics to вЂњDo You Really Want to Hurt MeвЂќ seemed too close to home at the mo-ment. вЂњCulture Club?вЂќ Now his mouth curled downward. вЂњAnd you accuse me of practicing cruel and unusual punishment.
The government considers the aborting of innocent unborn children a natural right. Yet, there is widespread debate still about whether the death penalty for convicted murderers is “cruel and unusual punishment.”
Back in pre-Revolutionary America cruel and unusual punishment meant the rack and burning at the stake… in more recent rulings it has been taken to mean the absence of cable television and denial of sex-change operations, or just overcrowding in the prisons.