Death And The Death Penalty: The Death Of Death

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Death Edgar Allan Poe once said, “The boundaries which divide life from death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one end and the other begins?” However, the death penalty ends life saying death begins. The death penalty has been argued for ages whether it is moral, goes against god, or is just right to let the person who murdered someone family member and cut their time together has the right to end a peaceful way. Furthermore, people believe that person should suffer and not have a humane death that they should experience the pain of what they did to their loved ones. On the other hand, by ending someone life in prison instead of giving them life terms the government would save billions in tax dollars from not having to house, feed, provide security, and medical expenses to the prisoners. So that brings me to the question of what is more important revenge or knowing billions of dollars that are saved from going to prisoners can be used to save and help thousands of others. What is the death penalty? The death penalty is Capital punishment for a crime that is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. According to Issues and controversies a well-known data base that publishes about …show more content…
A recent story published by David Singleton proved just that. A case were a man in prison was wrongly convicted for killing a prison guard. There are hundreds of cases were a person was wrongly convicted of a crime. That is the past when forensic capabilities weren’t that great and many people were wrongly convicted. But in today’s day an age people that are convicted of a crime are usually the perpetrators. So people who argue the death penalty should be abolished because of people are wrongly accused don’t have a good

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