Punishment by death penalty has been quite controversial as some feel criminals should “pay” the equivalent of the crime they committed, while others feel that death, under any circumstances, is too harsh a punishment for any government to administer. An alternative to the death penalty is life without parole in which the accused spends the rest of their life in prison (“Life without Possibility of Parole”.) Capital punishment should be prohibited as it can too easily kill innocent people, it is used discriminatorily and it is unconstitutional. Capital ... ... middle of paper ... .... 14 Jan. 2014. "Life without Possibility of Parole."
The state and federal governments can deem any individual convicted of a horrid crime fit and that individual can be subject to execution. "We see the death penalty as perpetuating a cycle of violence and promoting a sense of vengeance in our culture….we cannot teach that killing is wrong by killing” (U.S. Catholic Conference). Killing is wrong, whether it’s an action portrayed by a single person or a government. How is killing people who kill people going to act as a deterrent for murder? If anything it encourages it, condones it even, giving off the message: murder is okay... ... middle of paper ... ... for their sakes, before he received his lethal injection” (Thorson).
Naturally, people fear death, therefore people use this logic to claim that the threat of the death penalty daunts criminals who otherwise might not have been. To summarize, supporters of the death penalty argue that the death of criminals does nothing but bring forth beneficial attributes to society. This can be suppor... ... middle of paper ... ...ty." McClatchy- Tribune News Service.
If the death penalty isn’t used an alternate option would be a sentence of life without parole. In order to establish justice, all political leaders should condone the death penalty. By disregarding the death penalty it would reduce the conviction/death of innocent people, as well as decrease the expenses towards the death of criminals. The first issue with capital punishment is the conviction/killing of innocent people. These actions cause the actual criminals to be out and about carrying out more crimes.
It is really too bad that if you have money you can get your way out of the death penalty, but money talks in this country. Yes, we should change this policy, but will it ever change? It will probably never change... ... middle of paper ... ...er happens. The death penalty is only handed out to peolpe, who commit horrible immoral crimes like premeditated murder. Does this mean that we should throw out the death penalty because people, who did not really deserve to die, were killed?
Discharge can be exceptional as people have the grasp to profit from life parole. Besides, due to the fact that death penalty and severity are not the only retributions to keep people away from wounding each other and because of its hazardous impact on them, capital punishment should be abolished since it contains a high risk of an unfair justice system, it is incompatible with human rights and human dignity, and it does not deter crime. In the first place, death penalty has a high precariousness hazard, especially on human life. For over centuries, abundant crimes have been committed and predominantly, families of victims gave statements. By evaluating and investigating those statements, governments that had death penalty punished criminals yet they did not know if the person was really innocent and just accidentally gave the concurrent statement or not.
Should we abolish the death penalty? Some people think no because if conducted correctly these methods can be almost painless and if it is painless who cares if they killed someone right? But others think that yes, we should abolish it because mistakes with all of these methods and it can make an inmate's death a slow and painful one. A resolution to this highly controversial issue is find a way to execute people that is as painless as possible that has no possibility of going wrong. The first side of this controversy believes that we should abolish the death penalty.