Professor Patricia GolderEnglish 50 43234 RCC
11 June 2014
Against the Death Penalty
The death penalty cannot administer properly and fair, so it should be abolished. Murdering is not the answer. However, the thought of morality or the overlook of ethics can make judgments of people either right or wrong, but the death penalty takes away the lives of people who deserve help. Then, the cost of the death penalty is simply too expensive, but it is worth the money to stop criminals from committing a crime again. However, the death penalty takes away money from hardworking people, and it is going towards inmates on death row. Also, the death penalty has been used as deterrent but statistics show that may not be the case. The justice system acts to put away inmates on death row, but the justice system can also create false evidence creating a flawed justice system. Moreover, there are other punishments as institutionalization and incarceration that may or may not help out others on death row. Therefore, moving on with the death penalty; it is not the proper way to murder someone. Morality or the thought of ethics can cloud people’s judgments and make them feel like they are doing the right thing, but when did it become the right thing to kill someone who needs as much help as anyone else. First, most people judge others on the basis of their own beliefs and ethics. They assume someone who has killed another human being had no morality and therefore, should be executed as such. Like it is said in “Should the death penalty be allowed?” “It does not treat him as an animal with no moral sense.” In contrast, usually inmates suffer from harsh execution. For example, in the article “How Oklahoma’s Botched Execution Affects the Death Penalty Debate,” Andrew Cohen says that Clayton Lockett took forty-five minutes to die by lethal injection on April 29, 2014. No inmate should go through an unusual punishment and suffer every second making a cruel...
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