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    some would argue its a deterrant
    puts a definite stop to aany possibility of them reoffending
    justice/vengence for victims
    morality [most capital crimes are truly heinous]
    irrevocable mistakes, some crimes no amount of time in jail can rehabilitate
    price vs. life behind bars
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    (Original post by poppy7715)
    Please list as many as you can in detail, as I have to write a speech about it, thank you.
    Death penalties cut reoffending rates by as much as 99%.

    (statistics have a 1% margin for error).

    Death penalties are cheaper than keeping someone in jail for life, or keeping them on medication or whatever.

    Arguably a person could be considered better off dead than being locked up in some schitt hole for the rest of their days. So more humane, depending on execution methods and prisoner treatment.
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    cheaper than long term prison sentences
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    (Original post by Laomedeia)
    Death penalties cut reoffending rates by as much as 99%.

    (statistics have a 1% margin for error).

    Death penalties are cheaper than keeping someone in jail for life, or keeping them on medication or whatever.

    Arguably a person could be considered better off dead than being locked up in some schitt hole for the rest of their days. So more humane, depending on execution methods and prisoner treatment.
    (Original post by jamesthehustler)
    cheaper than long term prison sentences
    This isn't actually true. In the US we've seen that the lengthy litigation involved makes the death penalty more expensive for the state than life imprisonment.
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    Helps deal with overpopulation
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    (Original post by Laomedeia)
    Death penalties cut reoffending rates by as much as 99%.

    (statistics have a 1% margin for error).

    Death penalties are cheaper than keeping someone in jail for life, or keeping them on medication or whatever.

    Arguably a person could be considered better off dead than being locked up in some schitt hole for the rest of their days. So more humane, depending on execution methods and prisoner treatment.
    This one isn't true. Death row is pretty expensive to run compared to normal prisons. Must be worse and cost loads when a fat dude gets his final meal.

    EDIT: Oops someone already got there.
 
 
 
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