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The death penalty or capital punishment is the punishment by death for a crime. Currently 58 countries worldwide allow the death penalty (including the U.S.) while 97 countries have outlawed it. See recent death penalty news
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No, unless we can reform the process to make it significantly less expensive than it is currently (several million dollars per execution). 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Auburn, CA
For Federal cases where the Federal government has jurisdiction, then yes. If it is a State issue that somehow has found its way to a Federal court, then it should be a State determination. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Colbert, WA
No, but we shouldn't have to give them a wonderful prison environment. Essentials to live: bread, water. If they admit or there is a video of them committing murder then we should not kill them...make them live in a cell with nothing but their thoughts. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Foley, MN
Yes, if there is a significant chance, based on mental disposition or initial motive, that he/she will kill again. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Westminster, CA
This is a very tough question to answer because I can understand both sides. However, by killing doesn't that make as much as a monster? At the same time, doesn't an innocent life that was taken away with savagery need to be taken care of in a... 5 years ago from a Green in Treynor, IA
The death penalty does nothing to deter crime and the system needs an overhaul. Make time in jail hard work with shorter sentences. If a person has committed a heinous crime, they should get life, but still have long days of hard work. The only thing... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Portland, OR
Yes but only under circumstances where the evidence is undisputed that the heinous crime resulting in the death of another has been committed. If any doubt has been raised in the evidence, the person should not be killed. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Dallas, TX
Yes, but it should not be left up to the states. The federal government should administer capital punishment. 5 years ago from a Socialist in Clementon, NJ
Life in prison for heinous crimes; more suffering. 5 years ago from a Republican in Lexington, SC
Yes, but I don't trust the government as there have been too many innocents released by DNA evidence. Tighter rules are required before the death penalty is viable. 5 years ago from a Green in Daytona Beach, FL
Case by case basis. Serial killers that can not stop there's not really a choice and it's not fiscally feasible to keep them alive, but someone who can be rehabilitated or offer something good to society should be kept alive. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Portland, OR
No one has the right to take another persons life with the exception of self defense. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Moravian Falls, NC
Yes, only for self-confessed criminals. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Baltimore, MD
Yes, but special care should be taken to remove the arbitrary and seemingly way it is practiced today. 5 years ago from a Republican in Fairport, NY
The Federal Government should require the death penalty. The way the death penalty is carried out should be proportionate to the crime committed. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Valencia, CA