Health Regulations For The Death Penalty Essay

1222 Words Oct 30th, 2015 5 Pages
Our democracy should review health regulations for the death penalty in each state. Our democracy should also go over the rules/law for death penalties, and decide if inhumane treatment should be used for punishment.
Nowadays, death penalty is an unusual and cruel punishment which the state is contemplating on whether or not to impose it as a punishment for crimes (Harrison, Melville 169). By reviewing the death penalty, the state should discuss the danger of the crime that has been committed. Reviewing the case of the criminal can help the public to reduce their psychological health since about 25 innocent people have been put to death. Death punishments have severely affected the minorities, the poor, and the psychological health of the public. About 25 innocent people have been put on the death penalty (Weisbuch 105). If our democracy decides to review the punishment for the death penalty, they should also decide if they should use inhumane ways to kill the criminal. So far, states have decided on using lethal injections, electrocutions, hanging, and firing squads to execute the perpetrators. "At present in the USA the death penalty is authorized to be carried out in five different ways: hanging, electrocution, lethal gas, firing squad and lethal injection (Harrison, Melville 170)."
Lethal injections are used as one of the punishments for executing the perpetrator. By using anesthetic, the perpetrator will most likely not be affected as much by the injection. Based on…

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