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Quote from EMyers at 08:02 AM on December 21, 2006 :
And yet you don't understand why it's hypocritical to argue the exact opposite?


Having explained several times why my stance against the death penalty does not make me a hypocrite when in comes to me being pro-choice, why don't you tell me why?

 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 01:28 AM on January 15, 2007 | IP
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Any thing that will become a human if left alone is human, period! The death penalty is for crimminals that commit murder only, however I believe that rapist should suffer the same consequences. An unborn baby has not committed any crime.


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Posts: 681 | Posted: 11:16 AM on January 15, 2007 | IP
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I don't care about the lives of the criminals - I care about the fact that killing someone because they killed someone else is so undeniably hypocritical that it undermines the integrity of any legal system. You cannot say that killing a person is the worst crime anyone can commit and then do it yourself anyway. Itís pure hypocrisy, plain and simple. Itís not a deterrent, itís revenge Ė and unhealthy revenge at that.
 


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Yeah, it's like taking something from someone who stole--- oh wait, that's called restitution.  Nevermind.

P.S. You keep stating that being FOR killing murderers and AGAINST killing babies is hypocritial, but being FOR killing babies and AGAINST killing murderers isn't.  If you can't understand the irony of such a stance, there's really not much more you can learn.


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Oh for goddness sake, how many times have I explained why I'm against the death penalty? Please read back and you will see that my stance has nothing to do with the lives of those on death row but on the lack of logic when it comes to the death penalty as punishment for murder. Killing someone for killing someone else - now THAT'S hypocritical. I've explained it many times.
 


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And yet, despite your protestations, you have NOT explained how allowing a murderer to live while at the same time killing an innocent is NOT hypocritical.


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Posts: 1287 | Posted: 09:39 AM on January 27, 2007 | IP
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It's the reason behind why I'd allow a murderer to live. I've explained it before - please go back and read so I don't have to write it out again.
 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 05:08 AM on February 3, 2007 | IP
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Why not make it short and simple... why, in your eyes, is it ok to murder the innocent while allowing murderers to live?  What, exactly, is not hypocritical in that line of thinking?


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Posts: 1287 | Posted: 10:31 PM on February 3, 2007 | IP
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I've told you why - I don't care about the murderers. I am against the death penalty due to it's revenge-driven use and total hypocrisy within the law (as a law student, this offends me more than it would others, I'm sure). The law says don't kill, but kills itself. That's hypocritical and diminishes the integrity of any legal system that employs the death penalty as punishment.

I have been saying that those who are anti-abortion yet pro-death penalty may be hypocritical (or are largely so) as many of you claim to base your objection to abortion on the sanctity of life theory and say all life is sacred and should be protected and so on, yet turn around and demand someone be killed as punishment for a crime they've committed.

When does the sanctity of one's life become invalid or irrelevant?

What exactly must one do to become worthless in the eyes of those who claim to want to protect the life which their God created?

 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 01:23 AM on February 14, 2007 | IP
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No, you keep spouting why you think it is hypocritical to be anti-abortion and pro-death penalty.  You've covered that a hundred times.  You have NOT stated why you think it is okay to murder the innocent, but let the guilty live.  And the law does not say don't kill.  It says don't murder.  After all, the law says don't steal (which one could say is taking what is not yours), but is able to levy fines and taxes (which some would argue is taking what is not "theirs").  Now maybe I'm asking you too many questions at once.  Let's just stick to the first one, shall we?

why, in your eyes, is it ok to murder the innocent while allowing murderers to live?

For now, that is the only one we are looking for an answer to.  Don't change the subject.  Don't spin it around.  Just answer the question.


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No, actually, I don't "keep spouting" why I think it is hypocritical to be anti-abortion and pro-death penalty. I've only said that one would be hypocritical if one bases their opposition to abortion on their belief in the sanctity of life, and then turns around and calls for someone to die as punishment for a crime. I'm yet to have someone tell me when exactly the sanctity of one's life becomes null and void, as it would seem we don't call for all murderers to be put to death.

I have told you time and time again why I am not being hypocritical in my standpoint. My "allowance of the guilty to live" is purely a derivative of my objection to the hypocrisy involved when a legal system kills someone for killing someone else. It dimininshes the integrity of that legal system, as it tells society that killing another is the worst of all crimes, and yet it does it itself. Again, as a law student, this might offend me more than it does others.

Hence, I am not being hypocritical by being pro-choice and anti-death penalty, as the issue of life as something to protect never enters my argument against the death penalty. It's purely based on an objective view of the legal system as a functioning governing body, and I believe the death penalty is something that threatens this system's integrity when it comes to governing what society can and cannot do due to the unavoidable hypocrisy involved in its use.
 


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So you, honestly, don't see anything hypocritical in murdering the innocent and allowing the guilty to walk around?  Seriously?


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"Allowing the guilty to walk around"? Yes. Well, as much walking around as one can do within a prison cell for the rest of their lives.

And who's "murdering the innocent"? It's not murder - I don't use the term to describe the use of the death penalty so let's keep things consistent, shall we? Come up with some other emotive term.

In response to your question, no I'm afraid I don't find myself hypocritical and I've explained to you time and time again why. My objection to the death penalty is purely a derivative of my dislike for the hypocrisy and lack of integrity involved in the legal system's use of the punishment, and I am willing to allow guilty people to live in exchange for a stable and consistent justice system. Call me crazy, but I prefer that outcome to a few dead criminals. Apparently my taste for revenge is not as strong as yours.

 

 


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And yet you support killing babies.  Yeah, that makes sense.


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Posts: 1287 | Posted: 08:17 AM on February 20, 2007 | IP
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I support a woman's right to choose to have an abortion - I don't encourage it by any means. I'd prefer if abortions didn't occur, but I believe women should have the right to have them as an emergency option to avoid unwanted pregnancy.
 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 10:28 PM on February 21, 2007 | IP
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There is a cure for the MAJORITY of unwanted pregnancies... it's called keeping your pants on.  Or do you think women are stupid and don't know what causes pregnancy?


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Heylooo.. im a newbie so be gentle with me..


I am Against the Death Penalty in ALL cases... it is not a deterrent...It is showing someone that killing is wrong.. by.. KILLING them... Innocent people have been exectuted.. In my opinion 1 innocent person executed is too many..It creates a whole new set of victims...Many other reasons too.... the list is long!!!
 


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The deterrent factor in the death penalty, is that in a country that has the death penalty, people will think longer before killing another. The idea is that people as a general rule do not like the idea of committing suicide.


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The reason it doesn't work in America is because you're almost as likely to die of old age as execution in America (by the time all the appeals are exhausted) and that's IF you get the death penalty in the first place.  Americans are not taught to think before they act.


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The death penalty makes a mockery of the crime of murder. It's hypocritical, unnecessary and does not provide what a legitimate legal punishment should. It's revenge, and that's it - not a lesson anyone in society should receive.

It does not act as a deterrent - no one who plans to kill another will stop beforehand and consider his or her legal options before committing the act. The most heinous of crimes are committed by those who lack the empathy and self-control that stops a person from committing such acts. They'll do what they can to get away with it, certainly, but they'll still do it.

The death penalty only serves as a means for a legal system to appease a community's thirst for revenge.
 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 01:22 AM on July 15, 2007 | IP
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Gee, does that mean if someone kidnaps you and locks you in a room for however long he wants to keep you... we can't imprison him for it because that would be hypocritical?  Seriously?  Maybe we could execute him since that would make an hypocrisy of imprisonment... :P


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Posts: 1287 | Posted: 10:44 PM on July 18, 2007 | IP
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The legal system says that the worst thing you can ever do is kill another person, then will go and kill someone itself.

It's the emphasis put on the act of killing another that makes the death penalty hypocritical - it's put foward as the most heinous of all crimes because it ends someones life, yet the very same legal system that condemns it as so heinous commits the same act.

 


Posts: 292 | Posted: 03:32 AM on July 19, 2007 | IP
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Conversely, the legal system saves the most heinous punishment for perpetrators of the most heinous crime.  Seems unhypocritical to me.  In fact, I would be that most people think that the punishment fit the crime.


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But that means the legal system stoops to the level of the criminal and commits the same act, instead of standing up and identifying a (and i hesitate to say this) "moral threshold" where it stops at life in prison without parole, and takes a stand against killing others period.
 


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Yes, but you can apply that to many cases.  What about the imprisonment example I gave below.  If someone imprisons you against your will and the "legal system" can't "stoop to the level" what is it allowed to do?  Execution?  Public flogging?  Stern talking to?


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Imprisonment is very different to ending someone's life. Plus imprisonment is the punishment used in the broadest range of offences, so it is pure coincidence that it may apply to the offence of depriving someone of their liberty, and thus appears to be the law exercising the 'eye for an eye' concept. In reality, however, it is somewhat of an anomaly in its effect of exercising this concept.
 


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So I should be made to pay for a murder to get free food a free bed and a free roof? That is more than some people have.


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Posts: 681 | Posted: 9:25 PM on October 9, 2007 | IP
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The Death Penalty is a hard thing to debate. Of course, no one would want to have some killed, but is in our nature to want somebody hurt or in pain for causing us pain.

I mean, one of the big things for me is, if someone, God forbid, killed/raped someone in my family, then I would have so much hate built up that I would probably want them dead.

But is that right? Shouldn't prison be enough? Who knows what someones fate should be. I think are prison system is alright right now, and that putting people away is the right thing to do, but who knows, maybe I would change my mind if it was someone I was close to that was killed?

Anyways, I have a bunch of articles on my blog about the Death Penalty....just a bunch of fact sheets and debates about the Death Penalty in general. I have the blog so people can research stuff like this for class or just for information in general. Check it out at http://researchprojectarticles.blogspot.com




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I'm against the death penalty because we don't really know about what's going on in the Soul of a murderer.

We don't know everything about Life  and the universum. How can we say that it is legal to execute?

wether we don't really know everything about the World, Life and other Things like Nature and ourselves.

How can we say that a murderer is absolutely healthy?

In the end- it was a big mistake to execute murderers.

It is also not fair to execute murderers who said sorry for the their things they have done- because a personality is changed (MAYBE)

and if you execute a murderer who said (always and always) sorry - We don't really know if he's really a better person now and that is why it would be not fair to execute them because he is agood person , again.







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Quote from danieljemorej at 08:28 AM on December 9, 2007 :
I'm against the death penalty because we don't really know about what's going on in the Soul of a murderer.

We don't know everything about Life †and the universum. How can we say that it is legal to execute?

wether we don't really know everything about the World, Life and other Things like Nature and ourselves.

How can we say that a murderer is absolutely healthy?

In the end- it was a big mistake to execute murderers.

It is also not fair to execute murderers who said sorry for the their things they have done- because a personality is changed (MAYBE)

and if you execute a murderer who said (always and always) sorry - We don't really know if he's really a better person now and that is why it would be not fair to execute them because he is agood person , again.







Tsk tsk tsk... If I chopped your mothers head off, would it make you feel any better if I said "sorry"?  It doesn't matter weather or not they're sincere.




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Quote from K8 at 12:27 AM on January 17, 2007 :
I don't care about the lives of the criminals - I care about the fact that killing someone because they killed someone else is so undeniably hypocritical that it undermines the integrity of any legal system. You cannot say that killing a person is the worst crime anyone can commit and then do it yourself anyway. Itís pure hypocrisy, plain and simple. Itís not a deterrent, itís revenge Ė and unhealthy revenge at that.



No.  It's not revenge.  It's to keep him/her from killing another inmate who commited a less serious crime.  Oh, and by the way, murder is not the worst; treason is.


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Posts: 68 | Posted: 10:07 PM on April 8, 2008 | IP
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Dear K8,
    Hopefully this will get our point through your stupid head.


Quote from K8 at 01:09 AM on December 17, 2006 :
You'll see I've already explained why I'm against the death penalty - nothing to do with the life of the criminal, just the threat it poses to the integrity of any legal system that practises it.


What about the threat that the killers pose to the inmates who are there because they defended themselves without killing (though I believe deadly force can be used if someone is trying to kill you.

I've been saying that there are many out there who argue against abortion using the "sanctity of life" stance, while at the same time supporting the death penalty. That's what I'm saying is hypocritical.


So babies deserve to die and murderers don't?  You are incredibly stupid.  You're not explaining yourself not to be hypocritical, you're just trying in vain to explain how we are.  

Unless someone can explain to me how exactly a person can cause the "sanctity" of their life to become void, it's hypocritical to argue against abortion saying all life is sacred and then turn around and support the killing of a convicted criminal.


We don't say that all life is sacred.  But innocent people don't deserve to die.  Murderers do, and also, if they don't die, they'll live to kill more people.

That's one of my many problems with the arguments of those in favour of the death penalty.


And yet you are either too blind, or too proud to see the hypocrisy in your own beliefs.

There's also the issue of the New Testament vs Old Testament when it comes to the death penalty - SO many Christians seem to be for the death penalty, and yet there is SO much evidence to suggest that the Bible doesn't support it ANYMORE.


Argument 1: What is this "evidence" you speak of?
Argument 2: Wow.  When did they change the bible?  I didn't know that God would approve of his rules being changed by us.








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"So babies deserve to die and murderers don't?  You are incredibly stupid.  You're not explaining yourself not to be hypocritical, you're just trying in vain to explain how we are. "

Maybe you should read some of my posts under abortion to understand that argument. I see No reason for me to repeat myself more than 20 times.


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It is not our right to take a life, only gods. A murderer, not matter if he has killed a million people, should be jailed for life. If we kill him, we are as bad as them. We just replace the word murdering with Justice. Think, what is murder? Killing a helpless person. Execution: That is murder with different machines, we are still killing a defenseless man.


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As long as there have been laws there has been the death penalty.  There is nothing unusual about it.  In my opinion I believe if you take another persons life with with malice aforethought then you do not deserve to live.  End of story.  

The DP may or may not be a deterrent but that doesn't really matter to me.  I believe it is Just, it is also retribution, which punishments also may serve as. It MAY also give the victim's family some relief (relief NOT closure).  I think that most peoples stance on the DP is definitely based on emotion.  The problem with that is the fact the the heinous crime is detached from the murder.  People against the DP prob see it like it is portrayed in "Dead Man Walking" or "A short story about killing".  They see a man who is has been "humanized".  Then the murder is lead to his death in horror knowing they are going to die.  And I'll be honest, I felt sorry for them.  However then I remember the victims and how they died in a HORRIFIC manner and then I don't feel sorry.  The DP is NOT barbaric.  It is the ultimate punishment for the ultimate crime.  

There is no truth to the morality of the DP.  There is no right or wrong answer.  The US government is not supposed to rule based on religion or any God?  Personally I am an Atheist so I don't think anyone has any moral standing to say the DP is wrong.  Are you going to tell me it's wrong because god said so?  Or because in all your moral authority you have deemed it Barbaric?

As I stated in the beginning, It is my OPINION that the DP is just.  If your against it I'm not saying your wrong.  We just disagree.  Maybe one day you will get enough people to believe it is wrong and you will impose your morals on us and abolish the DP.  It wont mean that your right, only that you were successful in convincing the majority.  Then one day the Sun will go Supernova on us and we will all die anyways...so who cares.
 


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Who gave you the right to kill?


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Everyone says expect the unexpected, but since now everyone expects the unexpected, the unexpected is now the expected and the expected is the unexpected. So if you are expecting the unexpected, you are actually expecting the expected, so if you start expecting the expected, you will be expecting the unexpected. So everyone should start expecting the expected again and the expected will be expected and the unexpected will be unexpected again, then we can start expecting the unexpected again.
 


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Instead of just jumping into this debate, as some have, I chose to take time and carefully read all five pages of debate.  Many of the posts were bickering and arguing, but even so many point came out.  I have come to the conclusion that one major point has not been discussed; is the point of the death penalty to DETER people from killing/killing again, or is the point to PUNISH people for killing.  Perhaps it is both, but either way the idea I bring up is that  deciding on that would help or hinder reasons behind the posts of others.  


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Claiming that to execute criminals is wrong based on the fact that one human ending the life of another is wrong, is invalid; the argument that you are arguing in favor of cannot also be the conclusion for your argument. In reality, there are few compelling arguments to cease use of the death penalty as most of them are based on religion, which is invalid based on the separation narrow use of the death penalty combined with its proven deterrent effects in our society are reason enough to continue the use capital punishment in our society today.

Capital punishment is not commonly used to punish criminals and its use as a sentence is completely just given the severity of the crimes committed by those facing a death sentence. The number of death penalty sentences has steadily decreased annually since the late 1990ís, showing that more judges are choosing life sentences and reserving the death penalty for only the most deserving criminals. (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009). Less than one percent of all murderers receive a sentence of death (Northern Illinois University, 2003). According to the Death Penalty Information Center as of 2007 there were only two inmates on death row for crimes other than murder (they were each convicted of aggravated rape of a child under the age of 13) all others were responsible for one or more deaths (Death Penalty Information Center, 2009). The law requires premeditation and malice to be proven of those who are convicted of murder (or rape) in the degree to which the death penalty may apply, capital punishment is not taken lightly and is carefully considered to be sure that the defendantís crime requires such a severe punishment.

The deterrent effect that capital punishment has on society has been thoroughly researched over the past fifty years and repeatedly proven as true. Pepperdine University professors Roy Adler and Michael Summers and also Dr. Steven Stack, a professor at Wayne State University are some of the lead researchers in the field; Dr. Stackís research beginning in 1950 and Adler and Summersí research from 1979-2004. All three have been able to prove a significant deterrence following an execution. Adler and Summers determined that for each executions 74 ďinnocentsĒ were saved. Stack focused on stories that attracted national media attention and was able to prove from 1950-1980 that for each nationally publicized execution there were approximately 30 fewer murders in the following month (Smerconish, 2007). The incapacitation effect should also be considered, defined as a sentence that positively will prevent future offending rather than just deterring behavior (Merriam-Webster Dicitonary, 2009). The only way to be absolutely positive that a convicted murderer will not become a repeat offender is to execute them; this is not to say that there is a high possibility of the prisoner escaping (although there is a chance), but even within correctional facilities murders are more likely to be committed by an inmate who has already been convicted of murder (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2009).  A guarantee of safety from a convicted murderer is not only fair and just, but responsible on the part of our judicial system.  

Sources
Bureau of Justice Statistics. (2009, January 23). US Dept. of Justice Justice Programs. Retrieved December 1, 2009, from Capital Punishment: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/glance/exe.htm
Death Penalty Information Center. (2009). Death Penalty Offenses Other than Murder. Retrieved December 2, 2009, from Death Penalty Information Center: http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/death-penalty-offenses-other-murder
Merriam-Webster Dicitonary. (2009). Incapacitate. Retrieved December 5, 2009, from Merriam-Webster: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incapacitation
Northern Illinois University. (2003). Retrieved December 1, 2009, from DEATH PENALTY ARGUMENTS & INTERNET RESOURCES: http://faculty.ncwc.edu/Mstevens/410/410lect26.htm
Smerconish, M. (2007, November 11). Death Penalty Deters. Retrieved December 4, 2009, from Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-smerconish/death-penalty-deters_b_72075.html



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Posts: 1 | Posted: 9:23 PM on December 8, 2009 | IP
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I disagree with the death penalty because in my opinion you should not fight fire with fire. Two wrongs do not make a right. The use of capital punishment is like trying to quench a bonfire with an eye-dropper. The death penalty does not lower crime. We need to fix the prison systems. Some people would argue that murderers keep on murdering even if they are sentenced to life in prison, they commit murders in prisonÖmy response to that argument would be, if we are allowing prisoners to commit murder in prison, then we need to fix the prison system so that this doesnít happen. Where are human rights in the death penalty? As time has progressed, we as humans have evolved and changed our laws and changed our ways. Killing someone who commits a crime was around when humans were first on earth, and Iíd like to think that we, as a human race, have evolved and become more logical beings since then.
 


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I strongly agree with you guys.Even my old friends always quarrel for this issue.And in my own opinion taking someones life is a crime.And in this world where we have our own laws and policies we cannot all put to our hands.I'm talking †about death penalty. If a man or a woman commits a crime then he/he must be punished. We are not the God Almighty who created us and only Him can take our live off in this planet. In fact, The current recession has taken a toll on every little thing, such as the number of death sentences and executions. The biggest causes of the drop are imagined to be legal and ethical dilemmas along with costs. It is less likely that individuals will face the death penalty now. (See
http://www.newsytype.com/  for more data)


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