The Pros And Cons Of The Death Penalty

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I feel that the death penalty was and is a very effective form of punishment. The death penalty is the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime. I also feel that the death penalty should be practiced in all fifty states and be the punishment for more crimes.Since 1976 there has been over fourteen hundred deaths caused by the death penalty. I also feel that if we see the ability to get the punishment at lower standards such as for rappings or for harder drug cases, then we will see that the crime rate will drop. I feel that this would be worth it even though each death penalty case cost about three million dollars a piece. We reserve the death penalty in the United States for the most heinous …show more content…

I also feel that if the case is not fully complete then they should not be sentenced to it however if they are given the death sentence they should be forced to become donors and give there body's to science. The rapist should be given the sentenced depending on the case because they ruined someone's life and they are sum that doesn't need to be on the earth. Although I feel that the death sentence is effective I understand there are many other things that come into play such as cost. Defense costs for death penalty trials in Kansas averaged about $400,000 per case, compared to $100,000 per case when the death penalty was not sought. (Kansas Judicial Council, 2014). In Texas, a death penalty case costs an average of $2.3 million, about three times the cost of imprisoning someone in a single cell at the highest security level for 40 years. (Dallas Morning News, March 8, 1992). Also, they wait so long to have the punishment go into action because they need to wait and see if any new things come into play on the case which could affect whether they are innocent or guilty. So I respectfully agree with these points but still believe that my opinion will overpower the issues. I feel that the death punishment is the most effective way to deal with convicts and repeat offenders. With all the convicts being

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