Should the death penalty exist today? (How much does it cost for the…
Should the death penalty exist today?
How much does it cost for the average death row person to be executed
How long does it take between the sentence and the execution? How much money are we saving/spending?
no possibility of dangerous criminals reentering society
Safer than holding them in a prison
Is it fair?
Bias towards certain people?
Is it more expensive than keeping them prisoner?
From the mind of the criminal, is it more desirable than a life sentence in prison?
Is the system racist?
Is the system sexist?
How does one qualify for death row/death penalty?
Can someone possibly be released from death row?
Innocent people are wrongfully killed
Creates fear for other criminals
Makes them want to stop committing crimes that could lead to serious and possibly fatal consequences
some people such as serial killers or mass murderers are just too dangerous to keep alive and it would be much safer and more reassuring for citizens if they were killed
what are the different ways that people are executed?