Serial Rapists and Murderers should be subjected to capital punishment.
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These people have no positive effect on a functioning society, so why do we send them to jail to rot for the rest of their lives? Honestly, I wish I know, It's simply unreasonable. Our prisons are already being overcrowded, and out of a survey undertaken by the British Ministry of Justice, 60% of short-term prison sentence offenders that committed crimes will re-offend, showing the hole in the reasoning that jail "corrects" poor social behaviour. Having me and my conscience think about past deeds makes me learn nothing. Capital punishment should be brought back to straiten up those who challenge the authority of the law, to remind those that taking a human life while lucid will result in you losing your life. Family's are never really satisfied when a murderer who killed a loved goes to jail for 20 years. Eventually, he will be free again, and whether he has a change of heart or not, he will be able to commit more crimes, and ultimately the the family who was wronged will not be completely satisfied. I believe jail should be reserved for major first-time convicts, those who have been to jail and committed a crime yet again have shown they cannot correct their ways and should no longer linger in our functioning society.
Sources, The Economist, The UK Express, ICPS
Im going to be honest, long term prison sentences are completely unfair and unjust. I rather die then spend my life in a small cell, eating the same food, doing the same activities, and seeing the same people. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if that caused Serial rapists and Murderers to go harm more people! And your example of this drunk driver guy. That is completely irrelevant, because you state him as a first time offenders, and a drunk driver. The severity of rape and murder is greater then drunk driving, But if said person had repeatedly drunk drived, and been sentenced for it, and fails to acknowledge the law, then should he be executed.
Remember, Arguments are only valid in this debate depending on severity of crime, and number of times re-offended.
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