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What’s So Bad About Torture?

Nothing -- if lives hang in the balance.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/whats_so_bad_about_torture_20060324

Suppose your child were kidnapped. She is buried alive with a limited air supply. Police arrest one of the kidnappers. Indeed, he was on a store videotape luring the child and then abducting her. Witnesses saw him put the child in a car. His handwriting is on the ransom note. He admits he knows where she is but remains stubbornly unresponsive.

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