Death penalty should be banned.

January 12, 2016, 10:23 am

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The debate "Death penalty should be banned." was started by Dhruv on January 12, 2016, 10:23 am. 17 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 17 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. There is a tie in this debate, post your arguments, call some reinforcements and break this tie.

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Dhruv, progressive, peacock, tommy5015, Sosocratese, danielle, Arrow10777, swp16, TheMartian, bcdunn7, nbgblue and 6 visitors agree.
multishooterftw, Burnin, wmd, rob5998, meherandit, Chanakya, ReadyToBegin, FlyingCookie, WaspToxin, franciscotrejo, NaggingNut and 6 visitors disagree.

the trouble is that proving someone is guilty is tricky. false convictions happen. probably much more frequently than the justice department would want us to believe. once you kill someone you can't take it back.

so in order to execute someone you have to go through years and years of appeals, which are very expensive and tie up the court system. in the end its easier, more cost effective, and less likely to kill innocent people if you simply don't execute someone.

3 years, 11 months ago

I'd say bring back the firing squat for child rapist and serial killers

3 years, 11 months ago
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I completely agree

3 years, 11 months ago

I think death penalty should be an option given to the felon. if he has committed too big a crime deserving death penalty, he should be given a life time sentence with his choice of wanting a death penalty instead. but death should be received with the least possible pain.

3 years, 11 months ago

There is no reason to keep the death penalty around other than a sense of revenge.

Studies have shown that the death penalty does not deter crime. It is significantly more expensive to prosecute and administer the death penalty than simply putting someone in prison for life. And, if you do convict the wrong person, you can correct the mistake.

3 years, 11 months ago

death panetly should be banned as it may shorten the murderer's painful. They dont need to live in the preson for whole life long.

3 years, 11 months ago
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