The Prevention Of Capital Punishment Essay

1036 Words Oct 5th, 2015 null Page
Rough Draft On a cool, sunny morning in the City of Brotherly Love during the most wonderful time of the year, people are joyful, bells are ringing, and everyone is smiling in the Philly Center, Philadelphia’s multipurpose skyscraper in the heart of Downtown. The Philly Center includes a daycare, a special needs center, and an office that carries hundreds of children and adults. One man, however, drives up with his car and parks it right under the building in the parking garage. He leaves his car parked and walks down Main Street for a couple of miles. What the jubilant people of the Philly Center did not know was that the building would collapse due to a car bomb and everyone will die. That morning, Philly Center collapsed killing hundreds of innocent children and adults due to one person’s murderous actions. The police shortly find the suspect, but he cannot face capital punishment. Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is the execution of a suspect sentenced to death for an atrocious crime. When one commits a heinous crime such as murder, he/she is put to death if only he/she has been indicted for doing so. Capital punishment was first put into action a long time ago; in fact, dating back to “Hammurabi’s Code and the Old Testament of the bible and was practice in both ancient Greece and Rome. It was also used extensively in English and American colonial history for a wide variety of crimes, including murder, theft, and witchcraft.” The death penalty…

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