Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 15th Dec 2012 19:11 UTC
In the News "Peers and scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking are once again pushing for an official pardon for codebreaker Alan Turing. Turing's death from cyanide poisoning in 1954 was ruled a suicide, coming after his conviction for gross indecency at a time when homosexuality was illegal." The fact that he still hasn't been pardoned is an utter disgrace.
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RE[2]: No
by Soulbender on Sun 16th Dec 2012 02:06 UTC in reply to "RE: No"
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It would be more symbolic if EVERYONE that has suffered that injustice would be pardoned. If it's only Turing that's pardoned it basically says "yea, you know, it was bad and all but it's ok that all these other people who aren't Turing suffered".

Edited 2012-12-16 02:06 UTC

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