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Should Capital Punishment be reintroduced for the crime of murder, Discuss.

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Should Capital Punishment be reintroduced for the crime of murder, Discuss Is Capital Punishment the correct sentence for a murderer? I will be discussing in my essay whether Capital Punishment should stay abolished or be reintroduced after 38 years since the punishment was banned. Capital punishment is a form of taking someone's life in order to repay for the crime that they have committed. There are many different methods of doing this, for example a few of them are such things as The Electric Chair, Hanging, Stretching, Stoning. Since 1965 people have been saying that Capital Punishment should be reintroduced. I will be stating most of the reasons these people give in the next few paragraphs. One of these reasons is the fact that prisons are getting overcrowded in England. There are over two thousand convicted persons serving life sentences in our prisons today, therefore if we were to reintroduce Capital Punishment we could resolve these problems by sentencing the people who would at present be sent to prison for life to the death penalty as a punishment for doing wrong. ...read more.

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This should really help people get over the loss or hurting that they have had done to them and the family around them. However on the other hand the people who have been stoning this person have actually killed someone themselves. So this may stay in their mind for the rest of their lives so they may be really haunted by the fact that they too are actually murderers. Therefore may have mental problems and this may make them even kill themselves. So in this paragraph I have shown you one of the reasons why Capital Punishment should stay, as it has for the last 38 years, abolished. To add to that it would be much better to put them in prison because it will be a lot more painful way to punish them. Because in jail for a long time is a lot harder than a quick death. We know this because such incidents in prisons before where prisoners have tried to kill themselves one way or another have succeeded. They may be able to do this by having such weapon as a knife or they may even hang themselves. ...read more.

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Therefore they will kill an innocent person so that they can get killed because they may not have that good life that some of us lead. So therefore you have lost two good lives which you didn't need to do at all and therefore just cruel and inhumane. Similarly life could become cheap and Capital Punishment could desensitise people. So if they feel they have a very poor life with girlfriend troubles, money troubles or even child troubles that person would automatically think that if they murder someone they will get given Capital Punishment so therefore not have to live the poor life that they have at the moment. And also the family around that person would also feel down because it is partially their fault. So therefore I conclude this essay by saying that having listened to both sides of the story, my personal opinion is one that I believe is a very good idea. And that is that if someone gets a life sentence they should be put in prison. And at the first sign of them being in trouble and therefore certain that they have committed the crime should be sentenced to one of the harshest ways of dying in fact the worst way to die and that is Capital Punishment. Jason Mitchell ...read more.

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