Capital Punishment

  • Created by: Ciaran
  • 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”




Very good, portrays the basic info. Could be better if there was more explained quotes and points. 

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