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Originally posted by speight89
Also the prisoner can just walk out early on good behaviour, and even if they don't there is a 99% chance that they will walk out alive and with a lot of vengence for the people who put them there, so they will attack or even kill people, or even just do things that will get them back in as everything is provided for them.
-Two-thirds of the people leave prisons are rearrested within a few years.”- (“New Strategies for Curbing Recidivism”, The New York Times, January 21, 2005)
-4 out of every 5 state prison inmates are repeat offenders and offenders on parole, probation or pretrial release commit nearly 700,000 additional violent crimes each year according to the FBI.- (“Getting Away with Murder and Other Violence” Karl Zinsmeister.-(The American Enterprise), “Crime busting Tips for Clinton,” Washington Times, February 1, 1996.)
-39% of jail inmates in 2002 had served 3 or more prior sentences to incarceration or probation. -(BJS “Profile of Jail Inmates”, 2002)
-3 out 4 offenders released has a substance abuse problem.
-1 out of 3 have some form of physical or mental disability.
Originally posted by Kool Aide Sipper
In the same token I dont think we should have our proclaimed healers such as anesthesiologists, doctors, or nurses killing these people. Didnt they have an executioner in the old days?
Originally posted by Rouschkateer
It is effective to lop off a head with an axe, but would be deemed archaic and barbaric
Originally posted by bigdanprice
I vehmentley disagree with any form of capital punishment. What right does society have to take someones life, if we do that then we base our selves to the criminals level.
Ghandi said 'An eye for an eye, and all the world will be blind'