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Should Capital Punishment Be Legal?

Summary: Explores the issue of capital punishment. Examines if it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment. Debates if the mentally ill should be susceptible to capital punishment.
Capital punishment is a very controversial issue today. There are good statements made on both sides of the argument. A couple of questions should be asked before deciding which side to take in the never ending debate of capital punishment. Is capital punishment a cruel and unusual way of punishing serious offenders? Should the mentally ill be susceptible to capital punishment? A lot of states made capital punishment legal, but not all of them use it as freely as some states like Texas.

The state of New Jersey supports capital punishment as a form, of corrections, but some of the offenders end up waiting for the day of their execution until the day they die. On the other hand, Texas, also a state that supports capital punishment as a form of corrections uses it more than any other state. Recently there has been a joke made by a...

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