But, if the criminal is captured and taken to prison, they are not a threat anymore. They are no longer harming anyone, so why do we get to decide to end their life when they are no longer a threat? An “Eye for an Eye” is usually associated with the Death Penalty because we kill the people that killed others. But, why does it have to be that way? They are not hurting anyone while they remain in prison.
The death penalty is similar to release towards criminals, if somebody does something illegal, it could result in the death penalty. The death penalty and release are the most similar techniques in The Giver and the real world. The death penalty is never compassionate towards the person dying, because they have to die, because of bad decisions. I have personally never had to put down a pet. I could imagine that it would be hard to let them go, but happy for them to end their suffering.
For society, the struggle between their aspirations to be moral and just and the greater, more abstract moral cost they pay every time they condone a state-sanctioned murder is a never ending battle. No one wishes to be the person who “heard her cries for help but did nothing while an attacker stabbed her to death”, no one wants that on their conscience (Bruck 581). In order to compensate for this occurrence, they try to reconcile themselves by exerting the harshest punishment known upon the perpetrator while distancing themselves from the person. With this first instinct of “an eye for an eye”, capital punishment made its debut with the thought “the advantages, moral or material, outweigh [the cost]” (DMW, VDH 2). In the film, Prejean battles this preconception with the claim that the moral cost society pays far outweighs any benefits it poses.
As I have said, they believe someone else holds your life in their hands, that someone else decides what happens to it. I mean, I definitely believe things happen for a reason, and that if you have something going on then the best way is to deal with it, but if the person is already dying and there is no hope, then shouldn’t they get to die when they are still happy and still in the right mind set. I would definitely not want people to suffer and just await death, never knowing when it’s coming. I hope that they can see where I am coming from, and can see why assisted suicide should be legalized in more states. Sophie Warnes states that “In 2013, 0.21% of all deaths in Oregon were due to the Death With Dignity Act, and the latest data (from 2012) on assisted deaths in Washington is very similar at 0.23%.
The death penalty also violates the 14th amendment. The 14th amendment states that every citizen has equal protection of the law. In most cases when a person commits a major crime they will get the same or close to the same sentence as someone that did the same thing but, in other cases the defendant will be judged by their skin color rather than the extent of their crime. That is why the death penalty violates the 14th amendment because when stuff like that happens and the defendant gets a death sentence there is no equal protection of the law. Lastly the death penalty
That is some of the opportunities I would give them but I do not believe they deserve a whole lot because they are some of the worse criminals and do not care at all what happens to them.I believe that when you go to seek the death penalty you better go in knowing that the person you are trying to charge is a guarantee to get the death penalty. If not you will be just wasting a bunch of time of your attorney general and deputy attorney general, when you go to them for authorization to go through with the death penalty (Schmalleger & Smykla, 2015). We all know that the cost of the death penalty is extremely high per one person on death row that we have to execute. Just in my state of Tennessee alone the trial average for a death penalty sentence is 48 percent higher than what it is for the typical life sentence trial (Tennessee Treasury Report, 2004).When you look into going to trial to prosecute someone for the death penalty it just gets more expensive year after year. The fact is that you have to pay more attorneys, more experts to go over the files, and more time is put into making sure that all things are in order (Chammah, 2016).
Despite the fact that Tybalt initiated the fight, Romeo did kill Tybalt with no need for self-defense. Although killing Tybalt was Romeo's intentions at the moment, his actions were not premeditated. In conclusion, the outcome of Romeo Montague's trial proves his is guilty of a violent crime. His defense was not strong enough reasoning and could not support Romeo’s claim of self-defense. The evidence presented to the jury gave a clear indication of no need for self-defense.
Since the Supreme Court ruling of Roper v. Simmons, it is illegal to execute anyone for a crime committed under the age of 18. Suitable punishments consist of life with or without parole, which I believe is counter intuitive. If a minor is convicted of first degree murder, they should be tried as an adult and sentenced to death, but in any other murder situations they should be given a reasonable amount of jail time depending of the severity of their crimes. First degree murder is defined as “any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought.”. This type of murder should be
Police Brutality “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” As Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, we shouldn’t be silent about things that are really important or matter. Police brutality is real and we shouldn’t be quiet about it. Innocent lives are taken and people are injured. Police usually aren’t being convicted or punished for the action they took. Many people around the world deal with this not only the United States of America.
Yes, the man did mess up from the mistake, but Davis will live and learn from it. The man can no longer use the website so it doesn’t matter. David has no nore ways to contact females. Although the death penalty is uses as a punishment to show people how big a situation is, the death penalty should be banned in the United States. One Reason why the death penalty should be banned is because Capital Punishment is decreasing, let it be.