Should The Death Penalty Be Inhumane?

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The death penalty has been around for many years. The idea of execution is to put a convicted felon to death by lethal injections if it is unavailable then electric chair. The death penalty is the act of punishment for a person who committed a crime such as murder. Execution can be used as a method to prevent harmful criminal acts because people fear death. Also, it brings the victims loved ones closure from the crime that was committed. While others find it to be cruel not only for the criminal, but their family too. Sentencing someone to death violates their human rights. I suggest each side that is against and for the topic of capital punishment can find common ground by life in prison without parole.
People who are pro capital punishment, believes that it is good for society and for the victim’s family. The death penalty removes the dangerous criminals from society which leads to a safer environment for citizens. It guarantees that the people who are executed will not commit any further crimes. The risk of the criminal escaping or getting released from jail to commit another crime decreases. It also prevents future murders it will make them think twice before committing a
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I feel that for both pro and con arguments the best alternative would be life in prison without parole. It will be a win win situation for everybody. The option of sentencing murders to life in prison will keep the offenders off the street for good without killing them. They still can be punished for their crime by spending their remainder of life in prison with the lost of their freedom. The death penalty also costs more which is another reason why life in prison is a good option. A study was done in California that discovered that it was actually more expensive to kill the person than to keep them in jail for life.

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