We don’t steal from the thieves, or rape the rapists. It would appear to condone the crime by repeating it.
It would be a wanton cruelty.” (140) Why do we murder the murderers?
Until 1705, all he had to do was read (or recite) the first verse from Psalm 51 of the Bible—“Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions”—which came to be known as the “ Tarpeia); for parricide they were drowned in a sealed bag with a dog, cock, ape, and viper; and still others were executed by forced gladiatorial combat or by crucifixion.
Executions in ancient China were carried out by many painful methods, such as sawing the condemned in half, flaying him while still alive, and boiling.
Capital punishment, also called death penalty, execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense.
Capital punishment should be distinguished from extrajudicial executions carried out without due process of law.
These are some of the issues with the death penalty.
My first issue is that the justice system is never 100% correct.
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