Carneski, Amanda
November 1997
21st Century;Nov97, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p13
The article presents the author's views against death penalty. He argues that capital punishment is not only inhuman, it also does not help to reduce crime rate. In fact, statistics show that in states where the executions take place, the crime rate has increased by 20% in the last five years. Instead of reducing the offenders' earthly suffering to a mere five minutes, the author suggests that they be made to endure life.


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