Benjamin Tucker Quote

But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder. Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied legitimately to any defensive act. And capital punishment, however ineffective it may be and through whatever ignorance it may be resorted to, is a strictly defensive act,—at least in theory.


Individual Liberty (1926) - Anarchism and Capital Punishment

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But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder. Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied...

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But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder. Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied...

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But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder. Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied...

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But this is not to say that the society which inflicts capital punishment commits murder. Murder is an offensive act. The term cannot be applied...