Originally Posted by AWrestlingGod
I am of the opinion that the Death Penalty shouldn't be used in any case. If a scumbag criminal brutally murders people, the death penalty is the easy way out for them, surely? Why not throw them to rot in jail for the rest of their lives, it would be a much worse punishment IMO. I see your point on the costing e, but I stand by my initial point that it offers the murderer an easy way out. There can also be cases of mistaken identity. Overall, I think the death penalty lowers respect for the human life. I'm a Christian, therefore I believe in God. If God created us, surely it should only be God who can take our lives?