Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished

1439 Words Sep 19th, 2014 6 Pages
What does America has in common Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia ,North Korea and China the answer is the death penalty. Do we as civilized progressive Americans want to have anything common or affiliated with these countries. Countries that are in constant war and turmoil. Death penalty is dead wrong It 's time to outlaw capital punishment in America completely. We are meant to be better and bigger than this then why do w still have this barbaric law in practice it is inhumane, morally wrong and expensive. In my paper I will try to cover the taboo topic of capital punishment and why it should be abolished because if we as a society want to grow and advance in a sophisticated society we must abolish the death penalty all across the land. To begin with I must explain what capital punishment really is and where it originated. Capital punishment, or also known as the death penalty, is the harshest discipline punishment allowed by the courts in America. This allows for a perpetrator This was imported to America by British settlers during the colonial era in the 17nth century. Some of the offenses that would lead to this punishment was robbing, trading with Indians and believing in more than one god. Since then less offenses have been justified and there is only 41 Federal Capital Offenses these include Murder committed by using a firearm during a crime of violence or a drug-trafficking crime, Assassination or kidnapping resulting in the death of the President or Vice President, Death…
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