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originally posted by: paraphi
I am opposed to capital punishment and laugh in the face of people who think guns would actually help!
originally posted by: crazyewok
originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: crazyewok
I'm betwixt and between over capital punishment myself. It's kinda hard to undo it, if a mistake is found in the court proceedings...
But instances like this, that seem so very cut and dried? I don't have a real issue with it. Or life should indeed mean life. Tack on some hard labor to that so we get something out of our tax monies.
Thats my concern too mistakes. One dead innocent by accident seems to high a price.
But I agree with hard labour too and life without parole. In someways death penalty is a easy way out. I would rather have that than life without parole in a grotty prison.
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
I think of it the same way as vaccines. Vaccines CAN hurt people, but far more are helped than hurt.
Capital punishment may hurt innocents, but far more innocents are protected.
originally posted by: andy06shake
If we were to tax the correct people in the correct manner the United Kingdom would be able to pay for our prison system and national health service. Problem is if that to where ever happen a significant percentage of those very same people would most lightly find themselves behind bars due to tax evasion never mind who knows what else.