Should The Death Penalty Be Abolished Essay

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The Death Penalty Should be Abolished Immediately
In the United States 31 out of the 50 states still have the death penalty. This portrays how many states still support the inhumane form of punishment, other known as capital punishment. Those in favor of the death penalty argue that people who commit gruesome crimes deserve to be executed for them. However, others believe that it is a cruel, inhumane punishment that doesn’t obey the Consition. The death penalty is intolerable and should be abolished everywhere in the United States because of its botched executions, high costs, innocent people being executed, and religious beliefs being broken.
Unfortunately vicious botched executions happen frequently. Lethal injection is administered for
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Broom’s arms and legs. They stuck him with a needle about 18 times, returning to areas that were already bruised.” During these attempts, the needle repeated hit the bone too. After multiple attempts and failures, Mr. Droom tried to help them by massaging his arms and pointing to veins. Shortly after he started crying. He was then scheduled to be executed on a different day. Not even a month after this botched execution had taken place, Ohio wanted to continue to put people to death. Until the states in America can find the technical competence to put people to death humanely, capital punishment should be abolished and replaced with life in prison.
“A 2012 study published by the British Journal of American Legal Studies examined 9,000 executions that had taken place in the United States from 1900 to 2010 and found that 270 executions had involved in departures from the protocol of killing someone sentenced to death and were therefore botched,” according to Mona Chalabi. Looking at these numbers and thinking that 270 out of 9000 isn’t that bad, is just wrong. Imagine that this was your family member or a loved one. How would you feel if they were one of those 270 people that had to suffer terribly while being
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Losang Tendrol, a Buddhist nun and teacher wrote, "Buddhists, along with a growing number of members of other religions, believe that the death penalty is fundamentally unethical. From the Buddhist perspective, non-violence, or not harming others, is the heart of the Buddha’s teachings." Buddhism never supports violence or the harming of others just like many other religion. Countering violence with more violence only produces more violence. Violence is never the answer under any circumstances. This is something we’re taught as a kid so why are adults supporting this now? This questions remains a mystery to us

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