Argumentative Essay: Pro Death Penalty In The United States

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Since the reinstatement of the federal death penalty in 1988, 75 defendants have been sentenced to death of whom 3 have been executed and 10 have been finally removed from death row, according to The Death Penalty Information Center. Given the popularity of the death penalty in present day America, it is fair to assume that there are perhaps justifications for it, though there are plenty of people who firmly oppose it. Without going into the details of any given judicial system, there are several reasons to support both sides of the argument.
Capital punishment is such a powerful notion, although not all crimes are punishable by death, there are many advantages to being pro-death penalty when it applies. Death penalty costs the government less
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