Capital Punishment and the Constitution

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Capital Punishment and the Constitution Capital punishment is unconstitutional and does not deter crime. A government that continues to perform these terrible punishments has only one justification: that they are protecting its citizens. However, at the same time, the government is not following the constitution and acting as a hypocrite. The Constitution of the United States clearly states that nobody shall be subjected to cruel or unusual punishment. Supporters of the death penalty are quick …

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…certain statuses (famous), or when a policeman is killed, there is more of an outage and the punishment is more strongly pursued. Through the government’s punishing system, some lives are more sacred than others. Life imprisonments should be given instead of executions. The society will remain safe and also save money. All capital punishment amounts to is euphemism for revenge. Capital punishment is unconstitutional and does not deter crime; therefore it should be abolished.