ARGUMENTS FOR THE DEATH PENALTYIDENTIFY REA- EXPLAIN REASON PROVIDE EVIDENCESONDiscourages Fur- Assuming people are afraid of the deathIn 2007, Fox News reportedther Crimes penalty, this would be a very good way tothat contrary to common be- prevent people from committing crimes. lief, it does actually discour- age crimes. They said that over a dozen years there have been fewer homicides.Prevents the If the murderer is charged with the death - not neededMurderer from penalty and is killed, then he is no longercommitting more alive to continue killing people.crimesConsidered ‘more Some people say that killing someone is Some people say that killinghumane’ more humane than having them endure a the criminal is better that lifetime of torture. making them face the rest of their life being punished and tortured. By killing them, you are actually sparing them the pain and suffering.Public will feel If a mass murderer is killed, then the public Generally, if it is known that asafer can be assured that he won’t be around mass murderer is wondering killing people. around your town, you would be very scared. Therefore if he is dead and not around any- more, the people living in the town would not have to be afraid.