The Pros And Cons Of Inhumanity Of Humanation

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Inhumanity of Humanity The death sentence for inmates is not something that is talked about lightly. Around the world, new drugs and forms of demise are being developed to make the death of an inmate as humane as possible. For years, the anesthetic drug, Sodium Thiopental, has been used to knock an inmate unconscious before the distribution of drugs that cause paralysis and cardiac arrest. Currently, the companies that produced Sodium Thiopental have decided to cease sales unless the distributors agree not to sell it to correctional facilities of other distributors who have not agreed to their terms. The ban alone has caused multiple complications within the United States because as a nation, it solely depended on lethal injection for the execution…show more content…
The sedative still did not cause Lockett to become unconscious, so the execution was halted. Forty-three minutes after the injection, he died of a heart attack. Because of the mistakes made in Lockett’s case, as well as many others, the government has had to decide whether or not lethal injection is constitutional without the original drug cocktail causing debates to rise everywhere (Dyer, O.;Dyer C.). Using Horatian forms of mockery, pathos, and sarcasm, satirists endorse that the Unites States should not ban lethal…show more content…
A satirist, who goes by the name of Kate, contends that “the president replied, “I don’t see what all the big fuss is about. All we doin’ is puttin’ em ta sleep for a while so they can think about what they done.” With this, she proves that there is not enough education given to people who are judging whether or not we should ban lethal injection. Kate depicts president “Gee Dubya” as someone who believes that they are only going to be asleep for a short period of time, then they will wake up and completely change their ways. In reality, it is taking someone’s life as they have done to someone else. Though revenge is not always a good thing, exceptions are made so that the world is a safer place for everyone in it. Kate also claims that the president added “I thinks we oughta capital punish-ize that whole state Iraqs! Give ‘em a chance to think about what they done, ya know?” This is yet another example of how uneducated people can cause conflict in the decision making process. Once more, the president did not understand how the whole process works and thinks it would be easy to just kill the whole country of Iraq when that is nowhere near the case. Lethal injection is not used to kill a large mass of people due to economic problems between countries, but to punish people for crimes they have committed. The subject matter of the debate is
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