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Hate Crimes And Capital Punishment

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Those pushing towards the use of capital punishment argue that hate crimes are especially unacceptable, and to not issue such a drastic form of punishment would be setting an example of letting these crimes go without recognition or penance. The argument that hate crimes are absolutely unacceptable is an idea that both facets of the issue can agree with. There have been far too many heinous crimes committed under the name of hate crimes, deserving some punitive form of chastisement. One horridly infamous example of a mass hate crime that had deep impacts all over the world is the Holocaust, a genocidal lash out against anyone seen as impure in the eyes of the fascist leader and party that held control (“History of Hate Crime”). Despite the
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