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Jeff Jacoby

Pol’s stance on executions isn’t brave

Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber (Associated Press)
By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / November 30, 2011
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Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber's decision to put executions in his state on hold wasn't a matter of principal because he didn't commute the prisoners' sentences, and the decision remains in force only while he remains in office.

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