Death Penalty Argumentative Essay
The death penalty is a bad thing for inmates family because it's a reminder of what the government did to their loved one. When put on death row there is a risk of executing an innocent person.When DNA exonerations several that murder case are often riddled with problems. The problems are mistaken eyewitnesses, bad lawyers, shoddy forensics, unbridledly, jailhouse snitches etc. Ray …show more content…
The criminals that are put in death row are there for a reason because for raping and murdering an 11 month baby. We have the right to punish those who deserve it but only to the degree they deserve it. Retributivists do not justify the death penalty by the general deterrence or safety it brings us.
Of course the death penalty is mostly disproportionately against people of color or poor people, Black men were more than six times as likely as white men in 2010 to be incarcerated. Black men in 2010 was 44347 inmates per 100,000 and the rate of white men rate was 678 per 100,000 prisoners on death row.
Finally, the death penalty is used for revenge. Death penalty is all unacceptable practice that sows vengeance and does not bring justice to victims of crimes. No matter how serious the crime, to kill a convicted person is an offense to the inviolability of life and to the dignity of the human person, The death penalty can be used but only if this the only possible way for punishment. It also stresses the importance of not removing the possibility of redemption from a person convicted.
In Conclusion the death penalty is a waste of money and resources. The death penalty should be removed and be replace by life time in