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    The death penalty has raised a major question, abolish or keep condemning? The death penalty in America has been around since 1608, when Captain George Kendall was executed in Jamestown. He was executed since he was actually a spy for Spain. Since then states have gone back and forth between having it legal and abolishing it. As of April of 2016 thirty-one states have made capital punishment legal. (Death Penalty Information Center) In my opinion, the death penalty should not be abolished; but…

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    The use of the Death Penalty has always been disputable in the United States. Race plays a role in who lives and who dies when it comes to the death penalty. The death penalty is given to a person when crimes such as treason, terrorism, espionage, federal murder, large-scale drug trafficking, and attempting to kill a witness, juror, or court officer in certain cases. Some states offer an alternative penalty while others only offer the death penalty. Some may argue that the death penalty is…

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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…

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    arguments against capital punishment include: states that sentence people to death, capital punishment does not serve a purpose, and civilized societies do not engage in such activities. Beginning with states that sentence people to death, it is based on things like mistaken eyewitness identifications, false confessions, failure of turnover evidence, and more (CITATION). This happens in many cases but some people are sentenced to death instead of life imprisonment with parole. However, this…

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    Biblical Truth about America's Death Penalty, Dale Recinella, everyone is deserving of death. The criminal laws that were given to man by God were made to work with a community for both victims and offenders, leading us to ask if certain crimes are worthy of death. The written law and the Mosaic law leaves no stone unturned about death as a political power which is still influential on modern day crimes and governments. The Old Testament does not forbid the death penalty but uses capital…

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    Is death a reasonable punishment for capital crimes? How many inmates on death row can each states withstand as more criminals are being held at federal penitentiaries for their crimes? Where would each state maintain their funds continuing the death penalty process? So many questions have spark controversy towards the effect of the states about the death penalty. Some American may support, believing the karma phrase “What goes around, comes around”, but others may view this as having no moral…

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    The harkness discussion covered all main issues that was connected to the play. The topic I was most passionate about was the decision made on the death penalty. The question asked if the penalty would be a justifiable consequences for this kind of crime. Which in my opinion it could be. During the harkness discussion, I observed opinions from others stating that “everyone needs/deserves a second chance”. But that got me thinking, what if this kind of crime happened to your friend, family…

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    Moratorium Imposed a moratorium on capital punishment. The governor of Washington said "Equal justice under the law is the state's primary responsibility. And in death penalty cases, I'm not convinced equal justice is being served," the first-term Democratic governor said. "The use of the death penalty in this state is unequally applied, sometimes dependent on a budget of the county where the crime occurred." Literature Gregg v.…

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    Imagine that last week your best friend was murdered. Now, you’re in court and the offender was ruled to have only 11 years of prison, instead of the death penalty in the eyes of the pubic. Would you agree that the punishment given was proportional and justified the crime offended? It certainly wouldn’t have back then, so why is it now? The 8th amendment have changed based on how our prosectives changed over time and so has our ways of interpreting the terms “ cruel and unusual”. What we would…

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    the death penalty for killing a white man than killing a black man.” There's also the question of in since some states use the death penalty and some don’t then is it better for a murderer to kill in say Michigan rather than California? A report done by the National Research Council says “studies claiming that the death penalty has a deterrent effect on murder rates are ‘fundamentally flawed’ and should not be used when making policy decisions.” Also The Huffington Post says the death penalty is…

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