Death Penalty Should Not Be Legal

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Death penalty should not be legal

To take a life when a life has been lost is revenge, not justice. What if your brother or sister got convicted for something he or she didn’t do and was sentenced to death. How would that make you feel? Death penalty is very wrong. If killing someone is wrong,then why is it okay for the death penalty to be legal. An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.People who are for the death penalty don’t see the harm it does to the convicts loved ones. 75% of the people sentenced to the death penalty are wrongly convicted. Death penalty should not be legal because people are wrongly convicted,and are put to death in the most inhumane ways. Did you know that people have put juveniles to death by the death penalty? At least 281 juveniles under the age 18 have been executed in the United States since the 17th century. APA argued that juveniles are as mature as adults (American Psychological Association). People have argued that it is entirely reasonable to assert that juveniles possess the necessary skills to make an informed choice about terminating a pregnancy but are nevertheless less mature than adults in ways than adults in ways that mitigate criminal responsibility. Ohio executed 19 juveniles from 1880-1956. An examination of juvenile death sentencing practices in the 1980’s examines the cases of the 33 juveniles on death row in the late 1980’s(Death penalty for juveniles).

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