Karla Faye Tucker and the Death Penalty. Texas put Karla Faye Tucker, the so-called pickax murderer, to death Tuesday night, despite calls for clemency that focused largely on her youth, appearance and conversion to Christianity. Should gender or devoutness be taken into consideration when deciding whether to execute a person? Will this case change the face of the death penalty debate forever. WWLA presents a SPECIAL CALL IN EDITION on Karla Faye Tucker and the death penalty.Dudley Sharp: Vice President, Justice for All, a Texas based organization. Forest Montgomery : Counsel, Office for Government Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals Mike Farrell: Board president, Death Penalty Focus of California. Alan Hoffenblum: Political Consultant, Hoffenblum and Associates.
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