Honor The Oath!
Gary Haugen deserves to die. He knows it.
And the people of Oregon have voted for the death penalty for people
like Haugen. He’s two times a
killer. Once outside prison and the
second time inside the walls. The people
of Oregon have refused to remove the death penalty despite the best efforts of
opponents. Yet Governor John Kitzhaber
apparently doesn’t care what the law says, nor what he said in his oath of
I do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution
of the United States, and the Constitution of the State of Oregon, and that I
will faithfully discharge the duties…to the best of my abilities.
killers is one of the duties of the Oregon Governor and Kitzhaber refuses to do
it. That’s deadly for innocent Oregon
citizens since all the best evidence shows each death penalty execution deters
a minimum of ten murders in the future.
Polls show that Americans overwhelmingly support this penalty for a few
hundred of the most heinous murders. The
Governor apparently thinks his personal morality should substitute for the rule
of law. Today, the court should set him