Rough Draft On Capital Punishment

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Rough Draft Is the death penalty an effective and justified punishment? This is a topic many Americans have discussed for a long time, and has caused much controversy. Both sides have their pros and cons, and they will be discussed. The first point that many people have about capital punishment is that it’s unconstitutional. For instance, some say that it violates the 8th amendment, which says that no cruel or unusual punishment shall be inflicted. Others argue that the death penalty isn’t cruel or unusual, and is justified. It could also be violating the 5th amendment, which says that no one can be deprived of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. People with opposing views say that it’s okay to be deprived of life if you take another’s
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