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Death Penalty Debate

Summary: The system of convicting and sentencing an individual to execution is flawed and discriminatory. It is morally wrong, killing should not be allowed under any circumstances. This view on opposition to the death penalty is held by many criminologists, religious leaders, philosophers, and other socio-academic leaders; yet, politicians use the death penalty as a way of showing the public they want to be tough on crime.
The controversial debate over the death penalty has been going on for a very long time and still has no conclusive solution. In the United States that is, most of the rest of the civilized world has done away with the death penalty a long time ago. Many people have different views on this issue. Although, there is a consensus that heinous murders need to be severely punished, there is no consensus on the choice of that punished. The debate over the proper punishment lies between the death penalty and life in prison. Some of the issues that encompass the debate are the morality of the death penalty, the cost of the death penalty as opposed the cost of life in prison, the deterrent effect of the death penalty, family consideration of what punishment the murders should receive, racial and ethnic issues, social class issues, and religious beliefs...

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