Why Do Christians Use Capital Punishment

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Some Christians don’t support the use of capital punishment because the 6th commandment forbids murder. The 10 commandments are very important and every christian has to adhere them therefore, they believe that it is wrong to use capital punishment because you are taking someone’s life/murdering them and you are not allowed to do that because all life is holy and belongs to God therefore,he should be the one to give or take life.Also, Jesus through out his life gave people a chance to reform themselves but capital punishment doesn’t give the offender a chance to learn from his/her mistake and christians should be following in Jesus’s footsteps. So, basically, capital punishment goes against christian beliefs.

However,On the other hand, Some
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