A Look on the Impact of Capital Punishment in Canada

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Capital punishment was the most severe punishment within the Canadian Justice system before it was abolished in the 1970’s. It is still used in many other countries around the world such as the United States, China and India, as it is believed to lower the crime rate within their country. Capital punishment was basically a form of torturing the suspect, but to their death as a consequence of their heinous crime. Many believe that capital punishment should be reinstated into Canada, while others are strongly against the suggestion and I believe the same.
Capital punishment is something no person should endure, no matter how awful the committed crime may be. It is a cruel and sick punishment, for example, someone who has killed somebody has
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The main reason why Canada has a low crime rate is because of its well executed method of rehabilitating. It sends the suspect to prison for a specified amount of time, such as life without parole. Some prisoners believe that the life without parole is worse than capital punishment and would rather have it, probably because they don’t want to give with the guilt that they carry. This gives the prisoner a chance to think and acknowledge what they have done and come to terms with the crime they have committed. In most cases, after the sentence is lifted, the suspect is an asset and is paying back their debt to society. This way, it teaches the suspect that this is not permitted in society and will in turn prevent them from carrying out the misdeed again, as opposed to brutally executing them by burying them alive and throwing stones at their head; it does nothing but kill someone who could have otherwise been saved. In addition, some prisoners believe that the life without parole is worse than capital punishment and would rather have it, probably because they don’t want to live with the guilt that they carry.
The death sentence is not justifiable; it is more looked upon as a tool of revenge, mistaken as an eye for an eye. Society today, because of capital punishment, shows that we have bloodlust, that we want revenge against the person who has affected our lives. Imagine your mother

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