Persuasive Essay On Death Penalty

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Over the years since 1976 there has been a total of 1,392 inmates sentenced to death. On the other hand there are 3,035 inmates on death row. Out of our 50 states only 32 states allow the death penalty. Since 2016 18 people have recived the death penalty, which means out of the 318.9 million people living in america only 18 people have been punished for a serious crime. According to researchers the death penalty would be very benificial to us as a society. For example the death penalty acts as a deterrent, the constitution also allows the death penalty, and the death penalty can promote happiness and well being to non offenders. So with the death penalty it could save many lifes. When a criminal gets away with murder or rape it gives them a chance to assault a second victim or even a third. Us living in a america, were born to live a good life, if we have twisted people who want to try to corrupt and kill why should we allow that? We are putting people we love and care about at risk. If criminals think they could get away with one they are more likely to do it again studies show. 3 to 18 people could be saved from a guilty killer. If you put the death penalty in play criminals will more than likely think twice before doing a crime because they know at the end of the day they will have to pay for there actions. Therefore death and crime rates will go down. The death penalty is essntial to protect our towns and loved ones lifes from the dangers of other people. The
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