Donald Foy has stood up against violence for YEARS as an active member of the organization MAD DADS. But even HE says the threat of the death penalty will NOT reduce the troubling homicide rate each year. This is fallout from a story we first brought you last week--- when a group of pastors publicly called for harsher penalties for the most violent offenders who commit "Black on Black" crimes. At the forefront is Pastor Kenneth Adkins, who believes the threat of real consequences, will help fight crime. Channel 4's Tarik Minor has been following this story ... and joins us now live. Tarik? 3 3 There two completely different trains of thought to addressing the issue of black on black crime, on e side, a group of pastors are pushing for more death penalty convictions, the other side, more social programs, and community issues. 3 00-0506-1131-36121-126146- 151PKG - It was this statement by Brunswick pastor Kenneth Adkins that sparked a heated debate.11:15:10"even as a pastor, I understand that you have to value life, but when you don't value life, I personally believe that you don't deserve to live."Adkins is calling for increased use of lethal injections to decrease the black on black crime rate in Jacksonville, but community and religious leaders, say that train of thought is completely off base. 08:49:41"We already have enough people targeting our young black youth so I think that these young pastors should have at least come forward with something positive."Linda Dayson work with families affected by violent crime. She says the call for capital punishment won't solve the problem, instead she says more focus needs to be put on at risk teens with positive role models 08:48:56'men we need men, it's past time that men take their place, they have been out of place for so long, and no matter how strong a woman is, god never intended a woman to teach a man how to be a young man, this needs to be exemplified from a man."Mentoring is precisely what Minister Richard Burton does in communities where there is a great need, he says calling for increased use of the death penalty for African Americans, is in injustice in itself.08:37:12"whatever you want to do with the law, make it the same, it shouldn't just be just a black law, that's the problem with the prejudices going on in this community today." 08:54:14'these young people, they don't care about the death penalty, Mad Dads spokesman Donald Foy says the community is the solution to reducing crime in Jacksonville, He says more needs to be done to persuade people in the community, that's it's OK tell police what you know.08:55:10"w'eve got to be doing things prevention as well as intervention and we can't expect the system to do it all, the community has got to step up." 3 Tarik...Pastor Adkins and other pastors told us last week they'd be in the courtroom for upcoming death penalty cases to support the victims families.. Do we know about any other input he may be receiving from the community?