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Some people believe that emotional trauma in a persons young childhood is the main characteristic of a serial killer The trauma whether it be from an unstable family a family separation or even parent abandonment are part of the common characteristics of a serial killer and therefore the blame should not be put on the serial killer himself but rather society The problem with this argument is that studies show that fifty percent of American marriages will end in divorce yet half the citizens of the US are not serial killers This argument is similar to saying that eating meat is responsible for turning people into serial killers If studied close to one hundred percent if not all serial killers eat beef chicken or fish on a daily or semi daily basis and the killer himself should not be punished for their deeds Instead all meat products should be banned and the American public needs to turn to vegetarianism in order to stop these killings Many people fail to comprehend that the only person responsible for ones own action is himherself Since society has the highest interest in preventing murder it should use the strongest punishment available to deter murder and that is the death penalty Whatever people fear most is likely to deter the most Hence the threat of the death penalty may deter some murderers who otherwise might not have been deterred If one is already serving a life sentence for a crime unrelated to murder the death penalty seems the only deterrence from stopping the inmate from killing a prison guard or even another inmate If this did not deter them then surely nothing else would have Lastly the death penalty will surely put an end to the killings of the condemned who was put to death In death one is no longer able to carry out such heinous acts Capital punishment also helps the victims and their families by knowing that
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