That would be those who are in favour of using the death penalty for punishment of severe crimes.
Some people who had been killed using the death penalty have been found not guilty after the fact.
Yes, Islam is very big at using death to keep people in line.
In 1846, Michigan became the first state to abolish the death penalty for all crimes except treason.
We make laws saying that it is illegal to murder, but we are murdering by using the death penalty. If murder is going to be illegal, no one should be able to murder, including the government.
This is a highly debated topic nowadays and has been for a while. Is the death penalty too harsh? Is the death penalty the right punishment? In some cases, say a serial murderer, the death penalty is justified because they took or ruined multiple lives and is especially applicable if they feel no remorse. Honestly, there isn't exactly a right or wrong answer to the question of using the death penalty. Situations vary and people's minds also change.
because it's BAD to kill somebody, even if there bad
The guillotine was used until the 1970s, when the abolition of death penalty made it useless.
Connecticut has the death penalty (using lethal injection only) for serious murders. Only one person has been executed in Connecticut since 1976 - Michael B. Ross, a murderer, was executed in 2005.
Yes, Kansas has the death penalty on paper; however, they have not executed anyone since reenacting capital punishment in 1994. They currently have ten inmates on death row.Kansas conducted a study in 2003 that concluded the death penalty cost 70% more than life in prison. The current Governor opposes using capital punishment, and no one is scheduled for execution in 2009 or 2010.