Scott Gessler began his career as a federal prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice and he served in the United States Army. Upholding the rule of law is at the very core of our stability as a free society. The safety of law-abiding Coloradans should always take priority over those who have chosen to break the law and harm us.
But our governor shelved justice for a brutal, remorseless, convicted killer, whom a jury sentenced to pay the greatest price under Colorado law. Our governor has decided he won't enforce Colorado's death penalty. Our governor has also pushed to release convicted, violent criminals as soon as possible. Many of these violent criminals have gone on to murder innocent people.
A Gessler Administration will uphold the law. It will respect the death penalty for brutal murderers, and it will work to keep violent inmates in prison for their full sentences. They will no longer receive time off for time spent in solitary confinement. Coloradans deserve to be safe from violent predators.