February 24, 2006
In California, officials at San Quentin prison have delayed the execution of a convicted murderer because they can’t find a doctor to administer the fatal injection. And they’re not sure if the procedure will inflict pain or not.
The condemned man, Michael Morales, has been convicted of torturing, raping and murdering a 17-year-old girl. I wonder how much pain she endured?
In California, abortion at any stage is legal. Is anyone concerned about the pain an unborn baby suffers when he or she is murdered by saline solution or having his or her brains sucked out during a partial birth abortion procedure? If people can’t get worked up over the pain of an innocent unborn child, why are they disturbed over any pain a convicted torturer, rapist and murderer suffers?
San Quentin says it can’t find a licensed professional willing to administer the lethal injection. Sure they can. They can ask planned parenthood which, along with their abortion friends, kill people every day. Am I being too harsh? I don’t think so.
Cal Thomas is a nationally syndicated columnist based in Washington, D.C.