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Life for Life

Death penalty is simple and effective; therefore, it should be legal. Crime is everywhere. Criminals have become part of our daily lives but that doesn’t mean we can ignore them.Eliminating crime and getting the law-breakers to a just punishment, we can accomplish our duty. Death penalty serves as an impediment and helps in reducing crime. It guarantees safety and justice tothe society by eliminating criminals. Sadly, there have been a few cases where innocent people have been executed.

Death penalty is an extreme punishment that can create fear in the mind of anyperson. Everybody fears death, even animals. Most criminals would think twice if they knew their own lives were at risk. They kill with no mercy, not caring whether the victim has a family andchildren to take care of. Some people think that simply imprisonment could deter criminals. Unfortunately, the constantly increasing population in the prisons proves otherwise (Wikipedia). Somehow, justimprisonment is not enough for some people to stop committing a crime. For such people, there should be death penalty, so that others, who even think about committing such crimes, learn a lessonthat every criminal is eventually caught. In the last few years, the number of executions has increased while the number murderers have decreased (Zimmerman).

Some people might think that deathpenalty is inhuman and immoral, but those people who have lost their loved ones or whose lives have been ruined because of some cruel person would think otherwise. Don’t you think they would be veryunhappy to see the person who ruined their lives enjoying three meals a day and having a roof over their heads? If even the Bible clearly states “He who strikes a man so that he dies shall surely beput to death” (NASV Ex. 21:12), then death penalty surely isn’t immoral. Death penalty is not revenge. Rather, it is a matter of putting an end to a life that cannot value the life of someone else....
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