The Death Penalty

1549 Words Oct 10th, 2016 7 Pages
The rehearsal of the death penalty has been experienced throughout the years since the Middle Ages, but as the years go on, many countries have eliminated capital punishment either in law or in practice. This, because of people disagreeing with the fact of taking someone’s life away regardless the gravity of the felony they have committed. As it is written in the 14th amendment “…Nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws”. Even though in other hand, there are many people who believe that the death penalty is essential.
As most of the people know, there are different ways of capital punishment which not all of them are approved by all jurisdictions. beheading, lethal Injection, electric chair, gas chamber, hanging, shooting in the back of the head and Firing Squad. In the United States, not all of the executions are allowed, specifically the state of Florida approves only the first two, and depending on the state, the Lethal Injection execution is made by one to three injections. Here in the state of Florida people use 3-drug with midazolam; midazolam is administered with fentanyl and propofol as the first injection. It is intended to put the person to sleep so that they do not feel any kind of pain, although it is said that it does not work as a true anesthesia. The second one could be pancuronium or vecuronium bromide, a neuromuscular…

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