BAN the death penalty! cost to taxpayers is much higher to execute someone, rather than imprisoning them for life.
BAN the death penalty! Death sentence appeals slow down the court system.
BAN the death penalty! Experts argue that life in prison is a more effective form of crime deterrent.
BAN the death penalty! Innocent men and women can be Killed.
BAN the death penalty! It may Improve America’s Global Image.
KEEP the death penalty! The death penalty offers CLOSURE to victims families.
KEEP the death penalty! The death penalty is a major form of CRIME DETERRENT.
KEEP the death penalty! Letting killers live shows too much SYMPATHY.
KEEP the death penalty! Modern DNA testing can cement the killer’s identity.
KEEP the death penalty! The death penalty is a fundamental form of justice.
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