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Respect life, spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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I DISAGREE with Jeff Jacoby’s column, “Death for Tsarnaev is a matter of justice” (Op-ed, Feb. 12), not for the reasons he quotes, but out of the moral horror of taking any human life. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life should be spared, neither because he deserves to live nor because he might prefer death, but so that he and others will know that this nation and its people recognize the sacredness of all human life. Only that kind of response can speak to the horrible nature of the act in which he is accused of participating.

Aryeh Wineman

Northampton

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