Why Is Capital Punishment Inhumane

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Capital punishment is not a decision to be taken lightly, but in some instances it is the right decision to be made. People have such a hard time thinking that anybody deserves this end of the line punishment, but they need to understand there needs to be a way to help prevent people from thinking that all that can happen is they end up in prison. That sort of mindset is detrimental to a society, letting people think that they can commit haynes crimes and only go to prison. There is a misconception that we should not give people the death penalty in case that person is innocent, but the people who receive the death penalty are proven to have committed the crimes that they are charged with before receiving capital punishment. Capital punishment …show more content…
Is is not so-much inhumane as ironic. Some might say that by using capital punishment it makes us no better that others countries that use it, but that is inaccurate because “Capital punishment makes us no better than places like Iran? Wrong; what separates us from others with capital punishment is a guaranteed and exhaustive -- some even say excessive -- process of appeals.” (State) People suspected of a crime are not just dragged out of there homes, and dispatched in the street, it is a little bit more civilized than that. These people are in-fact innocent until proven guilty. That means they possess all of their constitutional rights, and may exercise them throughout their whole trial: which they are allotted under the law. That means they have an adequate chance to prove that they did not in fact commit the crimes brought against them in …show more content…
These are not people who killed in self defence, these are people are killed, either because they wanted to, or the far more disturbing because they enjoyed it. The people who deserve the death penalty are hardened killers who are by definition evil. These people have made a conscious choice for whatever reason to take the life of another person, and that is unacceptable. By not using capital punishment we are not only costing every citizens tax dollars that could definitely be better utilized, but letting killers know that they cannot lose their life for there completely wrong and immoral

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