In Favor for the Death Penalty

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The death penalty is mainly known by capital punishment. It is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The judicial degree that someone be punished in this manner is a death sentence. The actual process of killing someone is an execution. Capital punishment has in the past been practiced by most societies. Currently fifty eight nations actively practice it and ninety seven countries have abolished it. Capital punishment is a matter of active controversy in various countries and states. Positions can vary within single political ideology or cultural region. I am for the death penalty. With the death penalty it allows there to be equal punishment among criminals, and it brings about peace of mind to everyone.
The death penalty should fit the crime and in extreme cases, extreme measures should determine the course of justice. Some murders, like the intentional murder of a rape victim, are so depraved that capital punishment is the only proportional sentence available. The constitution itself recognizes that punishment must be proportional to the offense. The Supreme Court also recognizes that in order for the public to have confidence in the criminal justice system. There must be a belief that the punishment must fit the crime. With the person who committed the rape to get the death penalty allows for punishment to fit the crime. Committing a rape is a very serious and offensive crime. Those people who commit this crime should be punished harshly.
Statistics show that in areas where the death penalty is enforced there are fewer serious crimes being committed. According to Fein (2008), “As of two thousand and ten there are over seventeen thousand under sentence to be put to death...

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...g away from life. It is not right nor will it ever be right.
Though the death penalty is considered barbaric, it is not. With those who have ones that have died viciously to the ones who died young there is such a thing as karma. The death penalty allows those people who committed the crime to be punished equally. Therefore, I agree with the reason for having the death penalty. It is only fair that the criminal be punished for his wrong doings. The bible does say, “An eye for an eye.” When there is equal punishment and safety it makes people worry less. It allows them to live out their lives in peace, and to not look back on something bad that has happened to them.
After reading this essay I hope you agree with the death penalty. It is the only option to allow justice and security for society as a whole will still relieving the financial burden on the tax payers.
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