Every person is born with a right to live his or her life. When someone violates that right, in the end, violates his or her own life. Society needs to have capital punishment. In order to maintain a safe environment for people to live in, we must have a way to eliminate or punish those who pose a threat to society.
I do not believe that moral respect requires people who have treated others as "
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