Life in Prison is not Justice

Living as I do in Escondido California, I feel a need to comment on the two young ladies who were murdered in North San Diego County. Just recently John Gardner confessed to the brutal murders of Amber Dubois and Chelsea King. Due to a plea bargain agreement, John Gardner is going to escape the death penalty. He will be spending the rest of his life behind bars. This agreement was reached because Gardner, trying to avoid the death penalty, agreed to reveal where the body of Amber Dubois was located. The King family graciously granted this plea bargain, even though they knew justice would not be served. They felt it was more important for the Dubois family to close the books on how their daughter died and where her body was located, then to seek the death penalty.  It has been reported the King family is still hurting knowing that John Gardner will live out the rest of his life in prison rather than facing the death penalty.

If I was in the King family’s position I would have done the same thing.  However, I believe justice was not served. John Gardner deserves the death penalty for his brutal slayings of these two young ladies. This is why the Bible puts forth the concept of an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth when it comes to punishments by the government.  The Bible supports the concept the penalty should be equal to the crime.  This is why the Bible supports capital punishment.  Life for life upholds the dignity of all humans.  Genesis 9:6 states, “Whoever sheds man's blood, by man his blood shall be shed, for in the image of God He made man.”  Humans, made in the image of God, are so valuable when you murder someone your life will be taken by the government.  John Gardner deserves to be punished with his life taken, just like he took the lives of two valuable human beings.  Gardner serving life in prison is not justice, only his life for their life is.

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