Of the many crimes one could commit, murder, felony manslaughter, espionage, genocide, and treason are a few of the crimes that can lead to one paying with the ultimate price, their own life. Lethal injection, gas chamber, firing squad, electrocution, and hanging are the methods of death afforded for those who commit such heinous acts. However, does knowing the possible consequences of capital offenses Through statistics, newspaper articles, internet findings and information from the US General Accounting office today I am going to persist in convincing my target audience that the death penalty is not a part of the correctional system.
Classic Arguments For and Against the Death Penalty
The death penalty should be legalized all around the world. The death penalty not only diminishes threats to society but it also brings closure to those who are grieving. In the United States alone, the death penalty is not legal in all 50 states, therefore overrunning the prisons with unnecessary bodies. Due to this, there has been an overall increase in the gang activity within state and federal prison.
The death penalty is an extremely complex topic that polarizes opinions and touches upon some sensitive moral issues. Capital punishment, which once was a widely spread sentence in the judiciary system, in the 21st century occurs only in 56 of the countries. Most of the countries have abolished this type of punishment, replaced with life imprisonment as the highest possible measure.