Pens Of The Death Penalty

1108 Words 5 Pages
Kelsy Siddell
7 October 2017
Miss Windish
6th period

The Death Penalty
Have you ever thought of someone murdering a family member? If so, would you want them to be on death row? Putting someone on death row creates another murderer, which is why the death penalty should NOT be allowed.
The death penalty is part of the criminal justice system. The criminal justice system has multiple flaws so the death penalty could also be one of those. It is dehumanization and termination. Many people think the death penalty is okay when really it’s just producing another murderer.
Some people believe the murderer should have to suffer life in prison so they learn their lesson. 65.2% or the sophomore class thinks the death penalty should be allowed. 34.8%
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The death penalty has broken the House Bill of 1904. It’s also breaking the law because a murder is being murdered by another person and if it continues the world would be filled with murderers.
If one rapes they don’t get raped for punishment do they? Or an arsonist doesn’t get the same punishment for burning a building down. Therefore a murderer shouldn’t be murdered as a punishment. It will just lead to more murderers. We can’t do the same thing as the criminal did to their victim(s).
The death penalty doesn’t solve anything. It’s effectiveness is deterrent. The death penalty is nothing less than a miscarriage and or an abortion. Death penalty needs a reversible sentencing so if you don’t want it to happen to you, you shouldn’t want it to happen to another person. Not to mention the death penalty is inhumane. They used to use electric chairs to kill someone. Now they use lethal injections when they could be suffering in prison and thinking about what they did.
The death penalty is a fast and painless death. People are too controlling over other people. If someone goes and murders someone, then there is most likely a reason for the murder of the
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A verse in the bible states “ A time to kill, a time to heal; a time to break down a time to build up.” (Ecclesiastes 3:3) It doesn’t say murder is right but it doesn’t say it’s wrong either.
There are thirty one states that condone the death penalty. These states are; Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming. They agree with the death penalty because they think it’s going to solve things.
The states that disagree are; Alaska, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia,and Wisconsin. They disagree because they know it won’t solve anything at all.1436 people have been executed from the year of 1977 to 2016. People think an eye for an eye is okay for grieving families to get back at the victim’s

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