Skip to comments.BREAKING: Why Are 8 Democrats Sponsoring A Bill to Eliminate the Death Penalty for Treason?
Posted on 12/31/2013 1:07:54 PM PST by IbJensen
(via The Hill) Nearly a year ago, on January 2, 2012, eight Democrats in the House introduced a curious piece of legislation H.R. 3741: Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2013, which seeks to abolish the death penalty under federal law. But the bill has only just been discovered by the media, notably The Hill on Dec. 16, 2013:
Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) and seven other Democrats have proposed legislation that would eliminate the possibility of imposing the death penalty for a range of federal offenses, including several categories of murder and crimes against the government like treason and espionage.
The Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act, H.R. 3741, would end the death penalty for assassination or kidnapping that results in the death of the president or vice president, and also ends it for the murder of a member of Congress.
Under the bill, the death penalty could no longer be used to punish people for using a weapon of mass destruction, or murder done via torture, child abuse, war crimes, aircraft hijackings, sexual abuse, bank robberies or the willful wrecking of a train.
Using chemical or biological materials to kill could also no longer result in the death penalty, nor could deaths related to treason or espionage. The death or injury of an unborn child could not result in the death penalty either.
Death of state or local law enforcement officials, using the mail to kill, kidnapping and killing people to stop them from testifying could no longer lead to the death penalty, nor could the use of firearms or armor piercing ammunition during any crime of violence.
The legislation specifically prevents anyone from being sentenced to death or put to death for federal offenses after the bill becomes law. Anyone who was already sentenced to death for a federal crime prior to the bill taking effect would have that sentence reduced to a lifetime prison sentence without any possibility of parole.
Others sponsoring the bill are Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), John Lewis (D-Ga.), Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and José Serrano (D-N.Y.).
The logical conclusion, therefore, is this:
HR 3741′s real objective is to eliminate the death penalty for TREASON because Democrats think Barack Hussein Obama may be arrested and tried for treason.
Like that fascinating impeachment email that the Democratic National Committee recently sent to its supporters, HR 3741 is motivated by the Democrats real fear that their idol, President Lucifer, is in serious trouble.
Why Congress sits on their hands and doesn't move an inch towards impeaching this cretin just escapes us.
The Dems don’t even support the death penalty for the worst of crimes. Duh.
Yeah, we’ll be keeping that, libs. Our ace in the hole.
They are covering the life of teh one when he leaves the office and certain details are discovered.
All the usual suspects.
Why Are 8 Democrats Sponsoring A Bill to Eliminate the Death Penalty for Treason?
That easy: They’re planning ahead.
Because the zero & co. are gonna do something STUPID and want to cover their A$$e$ for when it backfires on them.
Plus it covers the terrorscum’s acts also.
I said it before for another thread. The republican congress does not have enough votes to impeach the FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT. They do not have the stones to do it.
And if they did there is the whole problem with the Dhimmicrat senate for a conviction that won’t even get out of commitee
Funnny they didn’t try this while Bush was president.
These people need to be looking over their shoulders. Revolt is near.
The answer: Bachman, Gohmert’s trip to the mideast last week.
There won’t be a trial if it unfolds as I wish it does!
fundraising boogey man imo
They don’t want to see Barry fry when the truth comes out.
Same reason Henry Kissinger got nervous when Britain arrested Augusto Pinochet when he was visiting London, on a warrant issued by Spain for crimes he committed in Chile, eight years after the end of his time in office as president of that country.
The dems want to keep them alive so they can continue voting multiple times for the dems. They can only vote once if they’re dead. Or maybe more. I’m not sure. But I am sure it has something to do with maintaining their voting base.
Democrats believe that only innocent babies should be killed.
“Why Are 8 Democrats Sponsoring A Bill to Eliminate the Death Penalty for Treason”
Probably to protect Snowden...
The unfortunate thing in this country is that the crimes committed while serving in the executive or legislative branches are rarely, if ever, prosecuted, even in the face of overwhelming evidence of their complicity in common criminality and even treasonous actions.
And Lord knows, the Democrats would have proceeded with criminal charges against Richard Nixon, if Gerald Ford had not pre-emptively pardoned him. A goodly number of the subordinates were rounded up and were treated as criminals in the aftermath.
Now when it looks as if the Current Occupant and most of his Regime may be subject to prosecution, they are looking for clemency in advance?
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