Stories by Bill Pelke

Bill Pelke, who was a sergeant in the First Air Calvary infantry unit, is President and co-founder of Journey of Hope ... From Violence to Healing, an organization led by murder victim family members joined by death row family members, family members of the executed, the exonerated, and others, that conducts public education speaking tours and addresses alternatives to the death penalty. subscribe to Bill Pelke's feed

Posted on: Dec 4, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Soldiers are coming home traumatized by the carnage they've seen. As veterans, we believe those who commit crimes due to severe mental problems should be treated, not killed.