If Jesus Had Been on Trial in Virginia, Would He Have Gotten the Death Penalty?


Chances are high that a modern-day jury in Virginia, which is second only to Texas in the number of recent executions, would have given Jesus (a man with “no money, no resources, and no position in society”) the death penalty for blasphemy. But in a recent mock trial in Richmond, the jury only sentenced Jesus to life without parole. [CNN]