Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty

Florida Prosecutor Allows Input on Death Penalty

A Florida prosecutor, Ashley K. Albright, who is currently seeking the death penalty for a man named Michael Woodbury has asked for input from the local community on his sentence.

Woodbury, who is accused of killing a fellow inmate at the Okeechobee Correctional Institute, has pled guilty and claims he was acting in self-defense.

At Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, we know the death penalty wastes millions of dollars a year. Based on the 44 executions carried out by Florida since 1976, the cost per execution is about $24 million. That’s money that could be better allocated for programs that actually deter violence.

But not only does this system waste money for an outcome that will seldom be reached, it also runs the risk of a wrongful con

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