Argumentative Essay: Negative Effects Of The Death Penalty

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The Death Penalty
Evan Garrett
East Fairmont High School
Advanced Placement Language and Composition

Even though the death penalty may or may not be moral and there are many negative effects to it, the death penalty should be used more because the death penalty may be deterrent to stop people from committing crimes and for each prisoner put to death three through eighteen lives are saved. The death penalty system is not perfect, it has some negative effects when used, but this should not stop us from using it. The negative effects of the death penalty should just be worked with until they are fixed, because the positive effects of the death penalty greatly outweigh the downsides. If people think about this process logically it is possible for society to come up with an idea that pleases most
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