Paris Shooting: French Far-Right Leader Le Pen Calls For Death Penalty

Frances far-right National Front political party leader Marine Le Pen

– Paris shooting: French far-right leader Le Pen calls for death penalty (RT, Jan 8, 2015):

The leader of France’s rightwing Front National (FN), Marine Le Pen, has announced she would hold a referendum to reintroduce the death penalty if she wins France’s 2017 presidential election.

“I personally believe that the death penalty should exist in our legal arsenal,” Le Pen told television channel France 2.

“I always said that I would offer French citizens the possibility to express themselves on the topic through a referendum,” she added.

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