Everyone is blogging these days. Even death row inmates.
Sacramento killer Glen Cornwell may be locked up in a cell at San Quentin, but he's got his own Web site. So does Herbert Coddington, convicted in 1989 in Placerville for the most "evil of evil schemes."
Scott Peterson has his "Official Personal Webpage" with pictures of the woman he killed – his wife, Laci. And there's one for Richard Allen Davis, the killer of 12-year-old Polly Klaas in Petaluma. He writes: "I don't have no complaints about my due, as you can see by my photo, I have lived a life inside these walls. It's almost as though this is 'Home sweet home,' sad but true."
The home pages for death row inmates in about three dozen states are on a site maintained by the Canadian Coalition Against the Death Penalty.
About 55 California prisoners have their own Web pages posted by the Canadian group. The Web sites feature creative writing, biographies and artwork.
It's a situation that angers Polly Klaas' father, Marc Klaas.
"Death row inmates are the absolute worst people in our society," said Klaas.
Because letters sent from prison are the basis for the postings, Klaas believes letter-writing should be denied to death row inmates, except for correspondence to lawyers.
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