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The Death Penalty

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Abigayle Carda

on 13 September 2013

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Transcript of The Death Penalty

The Death Penalty
Belief
Pros to Death Penalty
Pros to Death Penalty
Rape, torture, treason, kidnapping, and murder should have the solution of the death penalty.
Murders fear life in prison less than death.
Prevent others from killing.
Pay as Revenge.
Be a threat to society when released.
Are you for the Death Penalty?
Pros to Death Penalty
Cost $2 million per case.
Life Without Parole: $1.2-$3.6 million more.
Hanging is an option.
Firing squad.
Pros to Death Penalty
Different Types of Solutions:
- Electric Chair
- Hanging
- Beheaded
- Gas Chamber
- Lethal Injection
- Firing Squad
Pros to Death Penalty
Concession Statement
It is still wrong.
Innocent people may be killed.
It should still be used in modern day.
Conclusion
Death penalty can be useful.
Prevents other crimes.
Serves justice.
Shows murder isn't something to play around with.
Calling to Action
Be used for horrific crimes.
It can keep others from killing.
It pays as a consequence.
Works Cited
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By: Abigayle, Giovanni, John and Kayla
Calling to Action
Concession Statement
The Death Penalty is a waste of money.
It's hypocritical to kill someone for killing another.
Poor innocent people are being killed for something they didn't do.
Even though the Death Penalty can be used for horrific crimes, there are still other solutions.
George Stinney was convicted of murdering two pre-teen girls after police said he confessed to the murders
Innocent
Youngest person to die(14)
Cons to Death Penalty
Innocents could be convicted and put to death.
Many of these people may also mentally ill.
Putting to death a criminal can not "un-do" the crimes they have committed.
Perhaps a better use of funding could be put toward prevention of similar crimes by potential offenders.
Belief
We believe that the Death Penalty should be banished.
Murdering murderers is hypocritical.
Innocent people may be killed.
Cons to Death Penalty
Cons to Death Penalty
In reality the cost of the execution process and the many appeals is far greater than a life in prison sentence.
It sends the wrong message: why kill people who kill people to show killing is wrong.
It is useless in that it doesn't bring the victim back to life.
Cons to Death Penalty
Life in prison is a worse punishment and a more effective deterrent.
Some jury members are reluctant to convict if it means putting someone to death.
It is useless in that it doesn't bring the victim back to life.
Conclusion
The death penalty is not always the best idea
Some of the people could have been innocent

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BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 10 Sept. 2013.
Cons to Death Penalty
Believe that the Death Penalty should be used.
Prevent other people from murdering.
Murder=Death to criminal.
Gas Chamber is said to be the worst form of death.
It decreases the prison population, which saves even more taxpayers money.
Taxpayers don't have to pay for personnel to guard the criminal.
Taxpayers don't have to pay for an aging criminal's healthcare anymore.
Quote
"The death penalty is discriminatory and does not do anything about crime." - Bobby Scott

Quote
Works Cited
"An eye for eye, tooth for a tooth, a life for a life." - Hammurabi's code
It is used for killing innocent people that were accused of being guilty.
It's wrong and should not be used.
Instead use Life Without Parole.

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