The Death Penalty helps prevent future crime by serving as an incentive to not commit horrendous atrocities. Obviously, the Death Penalty is feared by most because most likely they don’t want to die. Some may argue though that such like criminals do not have stable emotions or a state of mind. This would work against the argument that it prevents potential crimes, because they are principally planning or able to carry out their crime. The Death Penalty is a fear based incentive to attempt to eliminate all horrific crimes from happening.
This form of punishment is completely understandable for these types of criminals. The death sentence is only condemned to those who commit first degree murder. First degree murder is defined by premeditated homicide, rape, deliberate homicide that occurs in the result of a deadly weapon, or homicide that occurs during a robbery. These types of conscious actions deserve equal punishment, which is death. H...
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