Capital punishment Essay | Arguments For and Against the Death Penalty

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Arguments For and Against the Death Penalty

Summary: A description of arguments for and against the death penalty. Pro-death penalty supporters say the death penalty prevents murders and is the proper justice for some crimes. Death-penalty abolitionists say the penalty does not deter murders, is often carried out in error and does not restore justice.
At least 1,526 people were executed in 2002 in 31 countries, and aproximately 3,248 people were sentenced to die in 67 countries. Throughout the years many people have given different opinions about the capital punishment. Consequently, there have been many discussions regarding this subject, and given the extensive amount of arguments for and against the death penalty only some of them are going to be introduced in this essay.

Pro-death penalty people, as well as organizations, reckon that this punishment has many positive points that should be considered when it comes to legalizing the death penalty. First of all, according to the article "Arguments for and against the Death Penalty", it is believed that the death penalty "can prevent future murders", because if murderers are sentenced to death penalty and executed potencial criminals will realize that they will suffer the same consequences and therefore, they will not murder...

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