What Is a Human Being?

In Littleton, Col., one Dr. Harold E. Blazer chloroformed his 32-year-old daughter. Last week he was to be put on trial for murder and the court set about impaneling a jury. On the first day, 47 men were examined—farmers, mechanics, laborers, business men; out of this number 12 could not be found who did not state in definite terms that they were incontrovertibly prejudiced in favor of the defendant. Yet the case against Blazer was clear. The question raised by the disqualified jurymen involved an exceedingly...

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