Capital Punishment

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  • Created on: 19-04-15 17:08
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  • Capital Punishment
    • For Death penalty
      • Deterrence: stops people from committing crimes
      • Retribution: the ultimate payback
      • Protection: get rid of an evil person and cant commit anymore evil acts
      • In the Bible: God allows the death penalty
      • Sves money: not having to look after a prisoner
    • Against Death Penalty
      • In USA, more murders take place where there is the DP
      • It is revenge, not justice
      • lethal Injection cause Dr's to go against there morals. Hippocratic Oath
      • Life in prison is better payback, Revenge
      • makes convicted terrorists into martyrs
      • Everyone has the right to life even criminals
      • God created life, he decides how we die
      • goes against do not murder
      • death penalty cost $23 million
    • Bible supporting DP
      • "Punishment shall be life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth" Exodus
      • "Whoever murders shall be killed by someone else" Genesis
      • “You have authority over me only because it was given to you by God.” – John
      • "Life is sacred"
    • Christian Teaching Against DP
      • “You have heard that it was said ‘an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth’. But I say, ‘Do not take revenge on someone who wrongs you. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, let him slap your left cheek too.” Jesus
      • “Let the person who has not sinned cast the first stone”. John
      • You should forgive your brother or sister who sins against you “seventy seven times”


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