Persuasive Essay On Death Penalty

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For decades the death penalty has been a big role for people who go to prison for the major crimes they have committed since the Eighteenth Century B.C. This is more on the side of prisoners who have been on death row. This is a prison section for prisoners who have been sentenced to death. They are kept apart from all other prisoners and are not involved in educational and employment programs because of problems they could start and so on. They also do not let visitors come by and not able to go outside to exercise. They spend the majority of the day in their cells by themselves. The inmates live through the thoughts of when they will be executed and their mental status is brought down due to the anxiety and isolation they are in. The time …show more content…

Thousands of people have sentenced to death since the year 1977 till the present. The deaths of inmates have been a range of all ages, but the most common one has been from the age of 30 to 39. There are several different ways of being killed and executed. One of the ways is by lethal injection this will cause immediate death. It first puts the person to sleep and then it stops breathing and then the final stage it stops the heart. This method was first used in the United States, but is now legal in China, Guatemala, Vietnam, and Thailand. The next execution is by electrocution which is done by using an electric chair. A person is strapped to a wooden chair and then is electrocuted by switches connected to the chair. In the movie The Green Mile it is about a prison that executes inmates using the death penalty of an electric chair. The process used for the electric chair is they strap down the inmate to the chair then with a wet sponge they put it on top of the head of the inmate then they strap like a helmet on him. In order one of the officer’s tells the other officer by switches to turn on the switches one by one until all 3 are turned out and until he knows the inmate will be dead. The next type of execution is the Gas chamber this execution

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that lethal injection, electrocution, and the gas chamber are the most common methods of execution.
  • Explains that there are numerous ways of execution to execute prisoners and they are all different in different states. the lethal injection was only legal in alabama, arkansas, florida, kentucky, louisiana, mississippi, missouri, nebraska, nevada,
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