The Punishment Of Crimes In America

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To what extent do the punishment (or lack thereof) of crimes in America reflect America’s ethical/moral values?

The relationship between America's overall integrity or moral versus the extent of punishment on crime in America remains vague. Therefore, Americas ethical and moral principles and how they reflect the severeness of crime retribution in our country varies. If one was to consider the incarceration rate on minorities then it is undeniably arguable that America's morals are greatly reflective on our idea of rightful punishment on specific violations. However, if one was to financially consider how our morals reflect our degree of discipline on specific violations, a potentially contradictory argument is provoked.
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