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    The death penalty has its pros and cons, to take another life or to not. There are thirty-four states that use the death penalty and sixteen states who don’t. Texas is the the top state that practices the death penalty. I support the use the death penalty, not just for “eye for an eye”, (Death penalty procon). I believe in the use of the death penalty only in severe cases. Serial killers, rapist and child molesters I believe cannot function in society, nor will they ever be productive citizens. Capital punishment is away of keeping our society a little safer. The US spends 4% or 49 billion dollars to feed, cloth and entertain murders and rapists. Also “that death penalty cases are estimated to generate roughly $470,000 in additional costs…

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    According to the DPIC (Death penalty information center), the average amount spent on a single death penalty case in Texas is about 2.3million, which is almost three times the amount spent on an inmate put in the highest maximum security for forty years. For crimes that require or call for the death penalty, I support life in prison without parole instead of the death penalty because it is too expensive; cost a lot more than an inmate spending life in prison, does not reduce or deter crime rate,…

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    Currently, 18 states have formally declared the death penalty to be illegal. Most states are currently on “hold” or are not aggressively implementing the penalty. Colorado, has shown a growing trend to lack the will for executions. Governor Hickenlooper gave a reprieve in 2013 to our last death row prisoner scheduled to be executed citing the death penalty is a flawed system. Just this year, the new Denver District Attorney, Beth McCann, said her office will not seek the death penalty.…

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    Does the death penalty deter crime, especially murder? Is the death penalty just? Should the death penalty be reformed? The death penalty also known as capital punishment continues to be an issue of controversy for many years. It seems that public opinion on the death penalty has changed over the year and is still changing, but there are still other people who believe that the death penalty is a good punishment and will continue to believe. Most of the time in my life, I often hear “An eye for…

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    The Death Penalty should not be allowed in any country because of its bad influence. The death penalty has the risk of executing an innocent person. Everyone in death row has the right to a second chance to life. Sometime there is no evidence for execution just because of what they did. Other countries use the death penalty to punish their political opponents. The death penalty is a bad thing for inmates family because it's a reminder of what the government did to their loved one. When put on…

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    Another opposition is that the death penalty is done painlessly and humanely. In Josh Sunburn’s article he gives insight on an example of when a man was killed with cruel and unusual punishment. This mans name was McGuire (41). McGuire was sentenced to death because he kidnapped, raped, and murdered a pregnant girl (Sanburn 41). The time had come for McGuire’s execution and he was strapped on to the gurney and had two IVs on both of his arms (Sanburn 41). The executioners then released the…

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    The death penalty is a controversial and heated topic. While some have strong reasons to be in support of it, others have strong reasons to be against it. The reading by Nathanson, the news article I have selected, and the movie Last Dance either implicitly or explicitly give reasons to be against the death penalty. Berns presents an argument in support of the death penalty. I will analyze these sources and consider the multiple perspectives in a critical manner. I will begin by analyzing…

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    capital punishment. And my son. Today, I Barbara Teller will inform you all on how the death penalty is just a desperate attempt in search of “justice” blinded by emotions, to prevent other families to go through what I did. You would have thought that throughout the years we would have evolved from this form of punishment that is revenge caked by law, unfortunately not. My son was put to death for the 1992 murder of 70-year-old John Watson of Covington. But no hard evidence had proven he was…

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    Caleb Barwick 11 August 2017 Death Equals Peace Should murderers, rapists, and terrorists be let back in society after serving time in jail just to repeat the crimes they already committed? Well, with the death penalty this will not be a problem. With the death penalty that is not possible for that to happen. The death penalty is necessary for punishment because it can help cut down on terrorism, Americans prefer it as punishment, and it is needed for serious crimes. The death penalty is a…

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    murder is Death Penalty. Death Penalty and Deterrence Many studies have been conducted to see if imposing death penalty has reduced murders. There have been no conclusive proof that the death penalty had an inverse effect on the murder rates. Although some people believe that sentencing and executing criminals will cause other criminals to think twice before committing a murder, there have been no conclusive proof of this statement. “According to a survey of the former and present presidents…

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