Capital Punishment Essay: Cruel And Unusual: Death Penalty
“The day has come, sitting back with my hands and feet cuffed to a chair, and a metal helmet on top of my head; staring out of a glass window seeing my friends and family cry, barley being able to look at me. Suddenly a very broad voice starts to speak. Starting to beg and plead for another chance then, SNAP it was over, the electrocution is over.” The death penalty is the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. There are many crimes that goes to death penalty are rape of minors, to murder or any other types of capital punishment. In the United States, 4443 people, has been sentenced to the electric chair, according to Capital Punishment UK. (Ingram et al). Capital punishment is inhumane. Due to many crimes committed, and also people deserving second chances, should judge not have the right to determine if an induvial deserves …show more content…
That is up to God to make that decision. If the judge sentences an induvial to the death penalty, is the judge committing a crime also, for murder?
Because judge is going forward and sentencing prisoners to the death penalty, the government is going broke. As our population rise and age, there are need for more health care plans and retirement benefits, which causes the government budget to be extremely tight and there is not enough money, for many other “things like the death penalty. “The American death-penalty system is so slow, inconsistent and inefficient, it costs far more than the life-without-parole alternative.” (Drehle)
The death penalty has nothing to do with the crime rate. Many judge believe that if they sentence a person to the death penalty, it will cut down the crime rate in the world. According to Amnesty USA, the murder rate in the states that does not use the death penalty has remained lower than the rate in the states that continue to use the death penalty