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In Support of the Death Penalty

Summary: Opinion essay in support of the death penalty. Argues that the death penalty gives a murder victim's family closure, that it is society's self-defense against murderers, and that a life sentence is not a good alternative. Keywords: crime, murder, law, prison
To kill or not to kill. That is the question. Some people think it is wrong; however, a closer look into the matter will show it is the right thing to do. The Bible states "thou shall not kill" but it also states "an eye for eye". The death penalty is the worst and most deserved punishment for those who choose to take a life. There is no excuse for a life to be taken; therefore, the murderer should be punished to the full extent.

Imagine a loved one of yours is brutally murdered; how would you feel? How much pain would your family have to go through? How would you be able to sleep at night knowing the murderer has not been given the death penalty, knowing he could walk out of jail any day and come back for you? The death penalty assures you and your...

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