Would doing the same thing to a criminal as they did to their victim be vengeance or justice? (Example: sodomizing, torturing, and killing a murdering rapist.)
I'd be down with stoning him, if I could just quit being reminded of John 8:1-11. +++
Two wrongs doesn't make a right.
No. We're better than doing the same thing back, whatever the rationale is. Or at least I like to think we are.
It would be ridiculous, and should get us booted from every international anything.
I'm with you for once. Life in prison is far worse than any other punishment.