Retentionists Argumentative Analysis

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I think that the Retentionists argument is the most persuasive. Retentionists are in favor of keeping the death penalty. For example, Figure 12-5 references deterrence and that with the implementation of the death penalty, offenders will not commit crimes. Death is the ultimate punishment and a concept that most people fear. Imposing this as a penalty is the maximum price for your crime. The death penalty as the book calls it, is a “socialization process” where individuals grow up learning the consequences and remain inherently good, rather than, having to weigh the pros and cons of a situation. Statistics show that there is no measurable correlation between murder and the death penalty. Statistics can always be skewed In that other factors
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