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Financial and Justice Arguments against Capital Punishment

Summary: Capital punishment is not an effective way to deter criminals. It is a violation of basic human rights, is not cost-effective, and does not prevent murders.
Ask most people the question; is murder wrong and most would say yes. Ask most people the question; is capital punishment wrong and some would say yes yet some would disagree. Is it not the same act merely under different circumstances? Thus, the controversial issue of whether capital punishment should be reinstated within the Canadian government arises. Before reaching a decision, however, both sides of the argument must be considered. The pro-capital punishment side presents issues of effective deterrence and zero chance of recidivism, the expensive fee of imprisonment and outlines how murder is deserving of such a severe punishment. In contrast, the anti-capital punishment side addresses issues of how statistics reveal capital punishment to not act as a deterrent for homicides, how the correctional system is designed to protect the public and to rehabilitate the offender and how the cost of imprisoning offenders for life is cheaper...

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