How do you feel about the death penalty?
As long as a person undoubtedly committed a murder or other type of heinous crime I believe they should get the death penalty. Why waste more of tax payers money giving them free shelter, free meals, etc.
I'm not sure about the deadth penalty. To me it seems like an escape route. But at the same time I think it may be viable. For example, if someone is serving a sentence for murder and they're locked away with their demons, would they be able to control them or be consumed by them? Apparently most offenders offend again. The current system is broken. Maybe they should earn their way by giving back to the community.
I believe an eye for an eye but somehow people feel sorry for these people. Im not saying eveyone in prison is guilty but the ones that are evident need to die just like they killed. Then there is the appeal process. Why are they allowed to appeal the decision ten times and it still be denied. That is just wasting more of taxpayers dollars to keep them housed. Yes the death penalty cost a lot of money to carry out but I dont think people who do horrible murders should be allowed to live. Its just not right. Especially if they are young and spend 80 years in prison. What are they learning anyway. They dont feel bad for what they did so why should we keep them. My suggestion is instead of sending soldiers to fight a war send these murderers that love to kill to be shot up. They would get their due dues.
I used to be against it. As I have aged and seen child after child kidnapped and killed, and people going berserk and killing innocent people =- I have reconsidered it and now believe it is a viable option with the caveat that there is no doubt of guilt. My biggest fear in this debate is that an innocent person could be put to death.
by mandybeau 9 years ago
Big fan of the Guillotine for these Guys, Happy to operate it, I personally don;t see why we need to keep this pondscum alive, costing our Governments a fortune in food med. exps, dentistry.New zealand has quite a few that need putting out of their respective misery. I am certain that the civil...
by Zaiden Jace 5 years ago
How do you feel about the death penalty?
by danielleantosz 6 years ago
What are your views on the death penalty?While I do believe that some people should be put to death, the risk of sending an innocent person to death is too great. I think either the requirements for the death penalty should be higher or is should be banned. What do you think?
by kirstenblog 7 years ago
There is a forum topic that is current right now about a woman who committed a terrible crime against another human being. The topic discusses the punishment/rehabilitation and what should be done in these cases.It got me thinking about my reactions to these horrific crimes that come into the news....
by CWanamaker 7 years ago
Do you think the family of a murder victim should have a say in what punishment is given to him?Do you think any victims of a crime should have a say in the punishment?
by KyleBear 7 years ago
I've been advocating against death penalty since the beginning of time. Here are reasons why I believe it should be abolished.Please do feel free to share your views here too. This thread is about communicating and exchanging views. I hope I don't get angry readers this time.1. Justice does not...
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