From my research and analysis in this essay I will be able to come to a conclusion as to whether or not I feel the death penalty is ever justified Murder is a crime whether you look at the Bible - Thou shalt not kill The Sixth Commandment - or at a book of English The disadvantages of Capital Punishment are shown most prominently in Jesus and what he stood for, i.e.
forgiveness and sanctity of life, also in the Sermon on the Mount and many other parts of the New Testament.
Furthermore, the most common and reasonable argument is that the death penalty is an effective deterrent.
The fear of death affects everybody, and criminals are no exception.
Capital Punishment "Let's keep society safe and give murderers what they deserve - the death penalty".
In this essay I will hope to set out both sides of the argument, for and against Capital Punishment.These are adopted by society to establish behavior standards.Death penalty is the most discussed punishment, which does not leave many people indifferent.This does give the argument against capital punishment a head start but there are also other factors to consider.By letting a murderer be put to death you will be legalising murder for the executioner. If a government decides this, there is sure to be religious opposition, and if for example the Pope decides who can kill another then he would be going against his own religion.It is difficult to live, when you know that the man who killed your loved one is still breathing. The pain of the loss is so strong that the only one way is retribution. “10 Reasons to Oppose the Death Penalty.” Working for alternatives to the death penalty. Justice is never advanced in the taking of a human life. » The second reason is the execution of innocent people.According to the statistics, twenty-three people who we now know to be innocent have been murdered by the state since 1900.There will always be the risk that an innocent person will be put to death because of another's mistake.The degree of civilization of the society is always determined by the attitude to women, children and the elderly.