Lethal Lottery-The Death Penalty


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crime, death penalty, death row, electric chair, execution, inmate, innocent, legal system, unjust legal system Lethal Lottery ~ The Death Penalty

In my country there exists a method of cruel and unusual punishment that is known to all as the death penalty.  Many condone this procedure on “an eye for an eye” philosophy.  But since when does killing someone for killing someone make sense?  And that is exactly what happens when an executioner as well as all involved, including jurors, helps in the fate and death of another human being.  For me, the words of Gandhi says it all, “An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.”

If one is truthful to themselves then they will agree that the judicial system is far from being fair.  Verdicts are not always the right ones, and sentencing is not always based on the severity of the crime.  The rich seem to get away with much more than the poor because they can afford the best…

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