The Stroller: 'All for it' Sally Cannon of Spartanburg mentions every deterrent from firing squad to a noose and the chain gang for criminals bent on killing or harming law-abiding folks. "Bring back the chain gang. I'm all for it," she says. "I think the nonviolent criminals should be put on the chain gang instead of sitting in a cell with a cot and three square meals a day and twiddling their thumbs while the taxpayers ...
June 10, 2013 - Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Memphis animal control officer says choking dogs not permitted An animal control officer testified Wednesday that aggressive dogs often do “an alligator roll” when the noose of a control pole is put around their necks, but that at such times he would loosen rather than tighten the noose.
June 5, 2013 - Memphis Commercial Appeal
Tim Finchem in 940 News Clearly, what Kelly said was inappropriate and unfortunate, and she obviously regrets her choice of words,Finchem said in a statement. "But we consider Golfweek's imagery of a swinging noose on its cover to be outrageous and irresponsible....
Martin Luther King in Prince George Citizen There are so many nooses being hung around America,said Martin Luther King III, son of the famous civil rights leader. "Anytime there's a hate crime the Justice Department should prosecute, and a noose is certainly a hate crime."
President Bush in CNN Political Ticker At Tuesday's event, Bush said that "lynching is not a word to be mentioned in jest. As a civil society, we should understand that noose displays and lynching jokes are deeply offensive. They are wrong. And they have no place in America today."