The Death Penalty is Not the Soloution.

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The Death Penalty is Not the Soloution


But, what was the question? There are a lot of people who think that the death penalty shouldn't be legal anywhere in the United States. They say that killing someone doesn't right the wrong that has been committed against society and/or another individual. They say that executing the offender doesn't allow him a chance to get "rehabilitated" and become "a productive member of society". All of this may be true, but it also prevents the criminal from killing or raping someone again, ever.  

Ninety-five percent of the crime in the United States is committed by five percent of the population. This means that when criminals are "rehabilitated" and are set free or paroled, that many, if not most, of them will again break the law. If the violent offenders against society such as the first degree murderers and rapists are executed, then violent crime rates would drop straight into the basement. I don't think that people should be executed for stealing a loaf of bread from the supermarket, but I believe that first degree murderers and rapists should be hanged by the neck until dead. Why waste the time and the resources electrocuting someone when a good rope could be used for hundreds of criminals before needing to be replaced at fifty cents a foot?

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Speaking of costs, the anti-death penalty spokes persons argue that it costs too much to execute someone by electrocution, somewhere around $50,000 per criminal. Why not buy a good piece of nylon rope for around $3, and then use the rest of the money to pay off the national debt? Instead of letting the criminal sit around for twenty years on death row going through appeal after appeal, and spending millions of taxpayer  dollars, simply give each criminal one appeal, and then the morning after the appellate court upholds the death penalty decision, take the criminal out and hang ...

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