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Originally posted by ArMaP
Considering the history of mistakes made by legal system, the possibility of sentencing an innocent is relatively big.
Originally posted by kipman725
any push for the death penalty is a push for a regression of society. The only reason to kill someone for a crime is retribution. No person is so dangerous that they cannot be imprisoned. No person can reform by dying. No person can be forgiven for committing a crime if they are unable to perform further actions due to death. It costs more to kill someone than imprison them for life due to the huge number of apeals needed to asatain that they are infact guilty. Also killing someone is permanent, many people have been imprisoned and killed and later found to be inocent, imprisonment for an incoent person is bad enough but killing them?
so if you want to regress then go ahead and push for a reintroduction of the death penalty.