Debate against death penalty

             The death penalty has always been a very controversial issue. Death
             sentences are usually handed out to people who have been found guilty of
             capital crime. However it is not so easy to consider death penalty as an
             easy way to punish the guilty. If the death penalty is to condemn it does
             not mean that the guilty party should be released or allowed some sympathy.
             It would defeat the purpose, as it would be using violence to counter
             violence. How can we tell if a man/woman convicted for murder is really
             guilty' There may be a margin of error. Would it be right to wrongfully
             accuse someone and execute him/her' We should look at the ethical downsides
             This has been a very serious problem for civil rights groups, religious
             figures and other people who oppose the death penalty. The death penalty
             has a lot of ethical and religious matters tied to it. There are many who
             support death penalty while others oppose it staunchly. The death penalty
             violates the constitutional right of a human being. It is more of a
             barbaric and cruel punishment against a living human being and can be
             classified as one of the worst acts of human nature. It defies all
             religious conventions, as it's not the right of the state to play God and
             decide who should live and who should be executed. When the law chooses its
             path it can be biased too as it may be too discriminatory. Civil rights
             unions have campaigned against the death penalty. The argument against the
             death penalty is that even though it's a punishment for a murder, it won't
             hurt to punish the murderer with a less harsh sentence. A death penalty
             would have been justifiable if it were able to prevent future crimes.
             However this has not been the case so far. The cruel irony is that the
             United States of America, which claims to the champion of democracy in the
             west, is the only nation, which indulges in this cruel and unusual
             There have been cases where the def...

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