Death Penalty Recidivism

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Recidivism rates are another reason some support the death penalty. There are many offenders that are inclined to perpetrate the same crimes over and over again when they are freed from prison. Criminals who have perpetrate an exceptionally atrocious offence may have the death penalty leveled on them as a way of making sure that they never repeat the crime ever again. This happens to be brought up on a regular basis with repeat offenders like serial killers. Some say that the price of executing a prisoner cost less than housing them for life in prison when in actuality the cost of a capital trial, housing on death row, and all of the other aspects related to a capital case end up costing more than a non-death penalty case. Another key argument
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