Analyzing Collins Arguments Against The Death Penalty

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thing as murder. The definition of murder is deliberate and illegal killing of a person or to commit the crime of killing them deliberately according to the Collins. Capital punishment, however, is not illegal killing, nor crime. There is a stern reason to sentence death penalty, which is to protect the society from any more harm from the criminal, and many other reasons. Such reasons were deeply and continuously revised, and it cannot be classified as a murder. Many murders could be justified, especially when the victim is the evil side. Nobody would condemn the brave British Royal navy for fighting the evil Nazis and killing the soldiers under the flag of Eiserne Kreuz Hakenkreuz. In similar way, the government should not be condemned for …show more content…

All religion has their philosophy and their way of looking at things. There is nothing wrong of believing the religion and its teachings against the capital punishment. However, unless the whole state is religious, religious groups cannot force the legislative groups or the public to accept their view when the constitution clearly quotes that the religion and the politics should be separated. Of course, the religious group can be a big majority and might have the power of democracy to change the laws suiting to the teachings, but for the people who don’t believe the religion, showing them the view of their religious belief as an evidence for standing against the capital punishment is not a very persuasive way to disagree to the capital …show more content…

Also, there is no better way apart from capital punishment to clearly show the public that the government and the legislative system is clearly standing at the public people’s side, and they are fully dedicated to protect its citizen, or at least that is how the public perceives it. The government can inherent the value of human life by punishing the criminals who took the life of an innocent people away. By capital punishment, the government can clearly express that they are always standing at the victims’

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