Cheshire Connecticut Home Invasion Trial Brings More Focus to Death Penalty - is there a Political Twist to This?


As the defense team continues to put on its case for mercy during the penalty phase of Steven J. Hayes’ trial for the murders of Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters, Michaela and Hayley, more and more media coverage is bringing the aspects of capital punishment advocacy to the public’s attention. Which is good.

However, the power of this case isn’t just in educating folk on the death penalty - it’s also become a major player in the political scene.

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