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Does the following statement reflect loose constructionist or strict constructionists

and judicial activism or judicial restraint. 

"Justice Harry Blackmun is dissenting opinion in Furman V. Georgia (1972) (voided the death penalty) stated,"Cases such as these provide for me an excruciating agony of the spirit I yield to no one in the depth of my distaste antipathy and indeed abhorrence, for the death penalty. were I a legislator I would vote against the sole task for judges. We should not allow our personal preferences as to the wisdom of legislative or congressional action, or our distaste for such action to guide our judicial decision." 

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