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Capital punishment

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Do you believe that capital punishment should be re-introduced in Britain? On balance, I am in favour of capital punishment to be brought back. Some people believe that capital punishment is wrong, for example Catholics and Christians believe in the 10 commandments for example the 6th one ` thou shalt not kill' , so it would be against their religion to do so. Furthermore, if it was re-introduced the numbers in prisons would decrease dramatically, and then the over crowding in the prisons will no longer be a problem. Moreover, we should be setting the example to other countries to show we don't need capital punishment to deter people from murder and crime, we should already be civilised and working as one. Therefore its morally wrong. ...read more.

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Also all the elections that's been taking place recently. Some other reasons that people don't want it back because sometimes when people turn their TV's, radio's, and on mostly all the news websites, all they hear and see are articles about murders, suicide attempts and serial killers. However I believe that its their own chose to commit suicide for example take the Mark Speight incident, he was obviously stressed about his past relatives that had passed away, so he thought he couldn't take it anymore so he took his own life. In the United States of America for instance. You tube well known all over the world and especially in this country, it has lots of horrific video's with pointers on how to take your life and so its over quickly without any pain. ...read more.

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Also the people that lurk around at nights even if its in a small city to one of the biggest cities in the world. Over all I think that capital punishment should be brought back because it's a god deterrent to all murders and also it will stop ver crowding in prisons. Plus, some people may be discussing that the wrong person would be executed. Maybe because faulty witnesses or people maybe are just lying. Well if the wrong person is killed that's the judges decision, and if he gets it wrong that's the risk he is willing to take. For instance if someone says a lie the judge will never know who's telling the truth and if he's going to make the right decision. Finally I think that capital punishment should be brought back because it will possibly bring peace back into Britain. ...read more.

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