Capital Punishment: A Necessary Deterrent

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Lethal Justice
“I believe that more people would be alive today if there were a death penalty.” (Reagan 1). Capital Punishment is the authorization of killing a person for a crime, and has been around since the eighteenth century. Approximately 400 years later many states in the United States have abolished this penalty of death. After all those years many states have yet to abolish the death penalty, because those remainder states know the effectiveness of Capital Punishment. I strongly agree with not abolishing Capital Punishment, simply because it will reduce the temptation of a criminal wanting to commit a felony, it is a good Christian viewpoint, the Death Penalty is just, and it brings safety to society.
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"In 1991, a young mother was rendered helpless and made to watch as her baby was executed. The mother was then mutilated and killed. The killer should not lie in some prison with three meals a day, clean sheets, cable TV, family visits and endless appeals. For justice to prevail, some killers just need to die." (Macy). This poor mother watched her child get killed in front of her eyes only to get murdered afterwards and never received the proper justice she deserved. The murderer who committed this heinous felony only got time in prison. Is it not fair that this man should have received the death penalty after committing such a brutal murder? He murdered this poor mother and child and received an unfair punishment. If he were to have received the death penalty if would have done some just to the family. There is absolutely no way for the mother and child to receive full proper justice, but if the convict had gotten the death penalty it would be a step in the right direction. If someone such as a family member or a person who you are close with was to be murdered, would it not be fair for the crook who murdered them to receive the death penalty? It is only moral for that delinquent to suffer the same fate as …show more content…

The remaining American states that have yet to abolish Capital Punishment should remain in that standpoint and no abolish the death penalty. In fact if the states that have abolished the death penalty were to reinstate it would be an even better country. Communities and the American society would be a safer place. Criminals would be less likely to commit felonies that can in term cost them their own lives. It is a very fair system that grants victims of heinous crimes to have a type of peace and great feeling of retribution. Despite never fully satisfied with what a victim may have lost they would receive a fair amount of (even if it were to be a minimal amount of) righteousness. Capital Punishment should be spread around to all states in United States to keep society affairs impartial and keep society safe from those who have poisoned it with their dreadful

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