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Death Penalty

Jlconservative
rocker935

The topic of this debate says it all basically, The death penalty is a warning, just like a lighthouse throwing its beams out to sea. We hear about shipwrecks, but we do not hear about the ships the lighthouse guides safely on their way. We do not have proof of the number of ships it saves, but we do not tear the lighthouse down....

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Updated 6 Years Ago

The Death Penalty, is it a good way to punish?

aredcard4u
audraxheartsxyou

The death penalty is unnecessary and there are better ways to punish. Labor camps or factories would be an alternative that could provide a return on enforcing the law. The government would not have to pay them a significant amount, it would provide labor and goods that would be useful. We wouldn't be killing innocent people, for the times our justice system makes mistakes (it happens). You can't overstate the value of human life. If there's an option we should take it....

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6 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

the death penalty is justified.

trublondedebater
Kleptin

what is our society coming to if we have to kill people who killed other people to prove that murder is wrong? that is total hypocrisy. and what is it actually solving? nothing and that is because killing someone isnt going to bring back the person who was murdered....

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2 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

The Death Penalty

VenomousNinja
Kleptin

Should a man be killed for his actions? I, for one, think so. If you believe in the bible, as many of us do, you will know it specifically states "You have heard that it was said, 'Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.'" Mathhew 5:38. This basically means "if you kill someone, you yourself should be killed". Now, going back to the bible, it also says "And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away." Mathhew 5:30. This basically means "If you have harmed another, repent...

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12 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Being in favor of abortion and against the death penalty is hypocritical and typically liberal.

ericjpomeroy
rwebberc

Being in favor of abortion and against the death penalty, is not only morally wrong, it doesn't make sense. Kill babies that haven't had a chance at life save the adults that had a chance at life and chose to use it to murder people. I went through profiles of people I disagreed 50% or more on and most of them were liberal, in favor of abortion and against the death penalty. I personally think that is sick. How can you want to snuff out an innocent life, yet want to let an evil person, tha...

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41 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Death Penalty

etudor
lloxit

The Death Penalty is cruel and inhumane. Criminals do not get a change of thinking about the crime they have committed. They get to escape the pressure of others breathing down on them. Whether or not they murder someone or not, they are still human and should be treated like one....

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1 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Death Penalty

kenicks
meganlg43

I am in favor of the death penalty. I believe that it is a proper form of law, effective punishment, and an appropriate way to serve justice. While I am in favor of the death penalty, I believe that it should also only be brought down on the convicted person under certain circumstances; severe ones, at that. Such as murder. The death penalty brings up an interesting axiom in life: An eye for and eye, and a tooth for a tooth. In this particular case, I'll take an eye...and maybe a t...

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6 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Death Penalty

Marine_to_be
JustCallMeTarzan

-The use of the death penalty is unconstitutional because it is cruel and unusual -it cost more to put people to death then it dose to keep them in jail. -Ethically who are we to decide who lives and dies if we execute someone dosent that make us just as bad as them? -innocent people die! -no justice done. -another innocent family has to go through the pain of loosing someone -life in prison is a more effective deterent -places where the death penalty is used have higher murder rates the...

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3 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

It is a contradicting for a person to stand against the death penalty and favor late term abortions.

bigdog
ScrewSociety62

I feel it is intellectually dishonest when people argue against the death penalty but are in favor of late term abortions. It makes logical sense if someone supports both or argues against both. I am not sure how someone can stand by while one person makes a decision to end a life that has had no time to make a mistake but fights against a punishment of the same result when many people need to have irrefutable evidence in order to sentence this person to this penalty....

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4 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago

Resolved: In the United States, the death penalty should not be a form of punishment.

Johnicle
bunnysaregood

The death penalty is not a good form of punishment... therefore, I stand in favor of... Resolved: In the United States, the death penalty should not be a form of punishment. I will prove this with the following arguments. I. Life in prison is more of a punishment. Recently, the death penalty has become just as painful and pinch in the arm or a shot at the doctors. My ingrown toenail hurts just as much as the death penalty does. All that happens, is that they fall asleep and then they a...

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13 Comments
Updated 6 Years Ago