Jesus is Crucified
When they arrived at the place called The Skull, they crucified him, along with the criminals, one on his right and the other on his left.
Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing.” They drew lots as a way of dividing up his clothing.
TASMIE – Tennessee Alliance for the Severe Mental Illness Exclusion
Individuals with Severe Mental illness (SMI): Reasons To Exclude Them From the Death Penalty
- Extends Tennessee’s existing protection for those with intellectual disabilities
- Provides more swift and sure justice for victims’ families
- Affects only a small percentage of cases
- Determines the exclusion on a case by-case basis
- Affects only sentencia
- Saves taxpayer money
This money could be used to solve cases, to staff prisons and police forces, and to create mental health and addiction programs that focus on prevention.