tweet http://wamc.org en State Senator Defends Tweet, Calls For Death Penalty for Cop Killers http://wamc.org/post/state-senator-defends-tweet-calls-death-penalty-cop-killers <p>Following the Boston Marathon bombings, a New York state Senator is renewing his call for the death penalty. He also says he’s not opposed to torture, under certain circumstances, and is standing by a tweet that made national headlines.</p><p>Following the capture of Boston Marathon bomber suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Republican state Senator from the Hudson Valley Greg Ball tweeted Friday night, quote “So, scumbag #2 in custody. Who wouldn’t use torture on this punk to save more lives?”</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 23:37:14 +0000 Allison Dunne 62958 at http://wamc.org State Senator Defends Tweet, Calls For Death Penalty for Cop Killers