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Is Capital Punishment Necessary? | Discussion
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For those opposing the death penalty, moral is an important argument. Many reason their view saying that a human life is too valuable, that even the worst murders deserve to live . A similar argument suggests it is a human right to live4. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights says in Article 3 that “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person” . In addition to this many also claim that being lock up in a prison cell for the rest of their life is a worse punishment than death.
It is believed that capital punishment provides the victims with closure. They are insured that the murderer is not able to do more harm, and that the murderer is given a punishment proportional to the crime. To what degree it brings closure is of course individual, but for many it has been a crucial part of feeling justice for their lost ones. An example of this was in... Kjøp tilgang for å lese mer