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Capitol Punishment is it right or is it wrong A controversial question that will probably be asked over and over till the end of time I have done some extensive reasearh with Capitol Punishment and with all the research that I have conducted you can find out what a better understanding of weather you are for it or against it In an average year about 20000 homicides occur in the United States Fewer than 300 convicted murderers are sentenced to death But because no more than thirty murderers have been executed in any recent year most convicts sentenced to death are likely to die of old age Nonetheless the death penalty looms large in discussions it raises important moral questions independent of the number of executions The death penalty is our harshest punishment 1 It is irrevocable it ends the existence of those punished instead of temporarily imprisoning them Further although not intended to cause physical pain execution is the only corporal punishment still applied to adults These singular characteristics contribute to the perennial impassioned controversy about capital punishment Consideration of the justice morality or usefulness of capital punishment is often conflicting with objections to its alleged discriminatory or inconstant distribution among the guilty Wrongly so if capital punishment is immoral and no distribution cannot affect the quality of what is distributed weather it is punishments or rewards Discriminatory or inconstant distribution therefore could not justify abolition of the death penalty Further maldistribution inheres no more in capital punishment than in any other punishment Maldistribution between the guilty and the innocent is unjust But the injustice does not lie in the nature of the punishment Because of the finality of the death penalty the most disturbing maldistribution occurs when it is imposed upon the innocent However the frequent allegations of discrimination and volatility refer to maldistribution among the guilty and not to the punishment of the innocent Maldistribution of any punishment among those
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