The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished Essay

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Law are made to be obeyed by citizens. Yet, there are many people who goes against the law and does something unhuman. Murdering a person is a serious crime, accident or not. For the people who kill, there are many ways to pay the price of the lives they took. The most extreme is the death penalty. The death penalty allows our country to kill a man who did something unjust. Many people claim that the death penalty is something good for the society. Claiming that the murderer won’t do it again and that they should have the same ending as their victims did. On the other hand, people who are up on the death penalty could be innocents that were falsely accused. Also, the death penalty cost the government a lot of money and is usually racially biased. The death penalty should be abolished because the government contributing unnecessary large amount of funding, it’s racially biased, and could be killing innocent and violates our rights.

The government funds vast amount of money just to kill someone on death penalty. The amount of money required for the death penalty could be funding something more socially important, like child care for single mothers or helping the homeless. For instance,“Since reinstating its death penalty in 1978, California has conducted nearly 2,000 capital trials and has executed 13 people. Over those 33 years, the death penalty system cost the state $4.6 billion”(Delcour).The millions and millions of dollars now funding the death penalty could be…

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