Christian arguments against capital punishment

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  • Christian arguments against capital punishment
    • Christianity is based on the belief that Jesus came to save (reform) sinners.It is impossible to reform a criminal that has been executed
    • Jesus banned retribution when he said an eye for and eye and a tooth for tooth is wrong.
      • For some Christians the New Testament had replaced the law of the Old Testament which allows for capital punishment
    • Christianity teaches that human life is sacred and only God can take life
      • If abortion and euthanasia are wrong then so is the death penalty
    • Most Christian Churches condemn capital punishment
    • Agree with all non-religious arguments against capital punishment


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