Argumentative Essay On Capital Punishment

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Capital Punishment is the death penalty for those who commit murder. The thought behind this punishment is a life for a life. There has been debate on if the death penalty is right or wrong. Some poeple want the death penalty to be illegal while others argue it is needed to deter crime. There are many valid arguments regarding the death penalty. Does society really need Capital punishment or would we be better off without it? For many facts that I have found in my research I believe society could do better then Capital Punishment.

The most debated reason over the death pentaly is if it is right or wrong morally. There are many angles to look at this question. One of the biggest concerns is how many innocent lives are taken by accident …show more content…

This may not be an overwhelming amount, but we don‘t really know how many innocent lives have really been taken. Now with that being said even if the amount of innocent lives taken is very small that‘s still an awful thing to happen. Is the death pentaly worth the risk of any innocent lives? Or it might be very unlikely that it‘ll happen because according to this same article death penalty cases are taken with extreme caution, and if there is any doubt most of the time the defendent will be senteced to life imprisonment or exonerated „Advocates for a defendant are much more likely to pursue any plausible postconviction claim of innocence if the defendant is under sentence of death.“ "NCIB PMC Barbara O 'Brian, Chen Hu, Edward H.Kennedy, Samuel R. Gross,“ Another concern to think about is, is there really any humane way to perform the death penalty? Not only for the criminal, but for the executioner. This has been a long issue over many years. Hanging was the way to execute a criminal starting in the 1800‘s then there was the gas chamber, firing squad, electrocution, and lethal injection. Over the years they keep chaning due to the inhumanity of each of them. The effect they have on the

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