: Bear in mind, Barry, that if you oppose the death penalty on principle now then you can't argue that it should be reinstated ina socialist society.
Once again, NJ, your belief in ahistorical 'rights' paints you in a corner where moral absolutism must be your guiding principle.
Rights and morality and laws are dialectical, historical, social.
The set of rules for bourgeois society will not be the same set of rules for communist society.
They CAN'T be; social relations will be completely different.
But your outrage IS appreciated...