Capital punishment

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Capital punishment

  1. 1.  
  2. 2. Life is precious. Preserve it!
  3. 3.  Divide in groups. Two teams. Keep discussion low due to “Pruebas Puertoriqueñas” No screaming!!!!!!!!!!
  4. 4.  What is it?
  5. 5.  Capitalpunishment, the death penalty, death sentence, or execution, is a legal process whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. Crimes that can result in a death penalty are known as capital crimes or capital offences.
  6. 6.  Execution of criminals has been used by nearly all societies, both to punish crime and to suppress political dissent. In most places that practice capital punishment it is reserved for murder, espionage, treason, or as part of military justice. In some countries, sexual crimes, such as rape, adultery, incest, and sodomy carry to the death penalty, as do religious crimes such as apostasy in Islamic nations.
  7. 7.  In countries that use the death penalty, drug trafficking is a capital offense In China, human trafficking and serious cases of corruption are punished by the death penalty. In militaries around the world, court-martial have imposed death sentences for offenses such as cowardice, desertion, insubordination, and mutiny.
  8. 8. Debate:Questions
  9. 9.  How should the crimes mentioned be punished without using capital punishment?
  10. 10.  Do you think life should be taken away by any means?
  11. 11.  Do you think killing is a justifiable act?
  12. 12.  Do you think death penalty should be abolished?
  13. 13.  Who do you think, in this world, has the authority to take life away?
  14. 14.  What have you learned today?

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