The Unfair Law of the Death Penalty
Since the death penalty affects both the individual and society at large, decisions imposing such punishments should take all factors into consideration. Some people say that, the possibility that innocent men and women may be put to death. “While there are many reasons to turn off the machinery of death, perhaps the most compelling is the ever-present possibility of executing innocent people.” (Thomson, 2006). In fact sometimes the court can pass the wrong judgment to the wrong person. In the case of a death penalty judgment, there is no going back once the sentence has been stated. “The Death Penalty” ("The death penalty:," 2007), the article speaks of imprisonment; the death penalty entails the risk of judicial errors which can never be corrected. There will always be a risk that some prisoners who are innocent will be executed. The death penalty will not prevent them from repeating a crime which they did not commit in the first place. However, hundred and thirty as of today wrongfully convicted men were confined to death. Successfully they were release and are now free. Of these hundred and thirty people just seventeen profit from DNA evidence. The death penalty should be abolished because, it sends the wrong message “why kill people who kill people to show killing is wrong.” It is a fact that, this form of punishment is a violation against basic human rights. What gives lawyers and judges who are simple human beings the right to take another human beings life. My views are that one should not kill another, in the bible Mathews 5:21-26 Jesus elaborate the meaning of the sixth commandment "thou shall not kill." He brings upon this way of living so that people know that to commit murder means more than just killing someone, it means having an angry and unforgiving attitude towards someone. Proponents of the prisoner’s family claim that, they suffer from seeing their loved one put to death by the state, as well as...
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