First and foremost, it is undoubted that each person life is precious and priceless. Everybody has the right to live until their natural death. Killing a person, under any circumstancesl, is immoral and cruel even when it is done by the Government. Death penalty, therefore, should never been use.
It is said that one of the useful methods to decline the rate of committing crime is capital punishment. It, however, has not been proved to be a better deterrent than life in a prison. Actually, the offender normally commits a crime under the influence of some factors like drugs or alcohol. For example, the murderers do not think about the consequence or the kind of punishment they are going to receive when killing somebody. Thus, the reduction in crime cannot be done by the capital punishment.
Last but not least, it cannot be said for sure that there is no chance of executing innocent people. Humans are fallible so accusing the wrong people is likely to happen. Meanwhile, the death penalty, unlike other punishments, is fixed. Once it is carried out, there is no way, no pardon and no compensation can be done to correct the fault.
In conclusion, a host of reasons can be given to against the use of capital punishment. The first thing is that it against the principle of human rights. Besides, not only it has no impact on the decline of crime rate but it may also cause...