The Death Penalty

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The Death Penalty "An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth." Everyone has heard this saying in there life. This is another way for someone to say they are supportive of the death penalty. The death penalty, to me, is revenge. It kills innocent people every year. Many of the families of victims do not want the criminals to be put to death. The death penalty costs more than a life sentence in …

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…their victims. The penalty for rape cannot be rape, or for arson, the burning down of the arsonists house. We should not, therefore, punish the murderer with death. In conclusion, capital punishment is morally wrong. It is legal murder. The government does not have the right to end a person's life or say when it should end. The punishment should fit the crime. That is why criminals should spend their lives in jail. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**