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    Capital Punishment “To Use it or not to Use it” Have you ever viewed the death penalty to be unconstitutional? The death penalty has been a matter that has divided the United States for many years now. As there are countless supporters of this sentence, there are also many Americans who oppose of it. Currently, there are thirty-three states in which the death penalty is legal, leaving seventeen states that have abolished it. I personally believe that the death penalty should be legal throughout our nation as a whole. There are many reasons as to why I stand behind my decision strongly and undoubtedly. The death penalty should be legalized in all states because it stands as a national deterrent, allows opportunity for retribution, addresses potential loopholes in the prison system, guarantees public protection, and stands on my basis of morality. After doing some research, the sense of passion towards the subject has…

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    Within the United States of America, the death penalty is a continued controversy practice. The United States practices capital punishment on a state level; there are thirty-two states with the death penalty. Therefore, despite the ongoing battle to abolish the death penalty, majority of states comprehend the sentence as a necessary punishment to certain crimes committed within each state. In Texas a person can be sentenced to death row even if the criminal is not responsible for the actual…

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    Example Of Contradictions

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    Contradictions are occurring in the United States between traditional and emerging values. An example of these contradictions is having the death penalty and abortion. Some Americans are claiming to be in favor of the death penalty yet strongly against abortion. Support for capital punishment is widely accepted among Americans. The classic “ eye for an eye “ is a top response in asking why the death penalty should be persuaded. When someone harms another person, the punishment for the injury…

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    Death Penalty In Texas

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    The rebirth of the death penalty in 1976, marked a history, that would consist of a long debate and controversial on its moral principles. Currently, there are 271 inmates on death row, just in Texas alone. Mostly men, commit capital offenses, which is the only way for they to be sentenced to death. They have to go through a lengthy trial, once sentenced, to be able to appeal the decision. The isolation, and the pain an inmate may go through while the deadly mix flows through his or her veins,…

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    Frank Darabont’s film, The Green Mile, shows great examples of compassion and empathy, being corrupted by power, and how the death penalty can have many negative affects on the people performing it and those related to the sentenced individual. This movie’s topics are very relatable to every person’s opinions, and are still very relevant to this day and age. This is why the movie is still very popular amongst people, because there are still to this day arguments whether or not the death penalty…

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    Death Row. Thanks To Modern Politics 23 Innocent People Have Been Removed From the Living” The discussion of the death row penalty comes under heavy fire by the ACLU calling it “unjust and unfair”. ACLU feels that the death row penalty is becoming increasingly difficult even for people standing with capital punishment to get behind. They bring in evidence from past citizens put on the death row who were unjustly put into the situation without proper evidence. ACLU asks that the idea of death row…

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    Controversial topics have been in our nations politics since the beginning of our government’s creation. One of these that still comes up today is that regarding the death penalty and if it should be legal or not, even more so if it is humane or inhumane. Almost all death penalty cases involve the execution of murderers although capital punishment can also be applied to a variety of crimes, the list just goes on for other crimes. Ultimately we should be asking ourselves the moral question…

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    with capital punishment, I would consider myself a retentionist. I am all for punishing the guilty and giving murders the punishment they deserve. Not only in my eyes, but the eyes of all retentionists, we believe that the main reason we should punish the offender is because they morally deserve it. I truly believe that the death penalty is morally permissible. I believe that the two biggest arguments that abolitionists have going for them is the idea that the death penalty is cruel and unusual…

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    Even though both ‘capi-tal punishment’ and ‘death penalty’ have the same meaning, one sounds more harsh and aggressive than the other. This indicates that Jeff Jacoby addresses to ‘capital punishment’ whenever he is trying to persuade the readers (as it sounds less grim). However, he uses ‘death penalty’ to outline or exaggerate a point, such as, ‘the death penalty in America is probably the most accurately administered criminal sanction in the world’. The use of ‘death penalty’ in this sentence…

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    Their assertion that deterrence plays no part in the death penalty is contradicted by their claim that punishment is a consequence of a crime and should be based on the wrong doing of a person's actions. Law enforcement expects criminals to respond to punishment; execution is the most severe punishment to exist. Having the death penalty makes criminals fear arrest, prosecution, and punishment. Felons do not take life in prison as serious as the death penalty. When it comes to life in prison,…

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