By Elijah and Lalo

Do you feel like people should face the death penalty? Here in Chicago or in the United States in general don’t have the death penalty rule. While in other countries there are many more people killed by the government than in the U.S.

I don’t believe anyone deserves to get the death penalty. First, for once its a violation of are 8th amendment freedom from torture. The way they are executing these criminals. Also meanwhile they are taking are human rights away by doing this because you can not have rights if you are dead.

I feel like a better alternative for countries that still utilize the death penalty. Instead of killing someone we just give them live in jail with no parole. This is a way better alternative because after all you will at least preserve the right to life.

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3 Comments
  1. Megan 3 days ago

    Lalo and Elija,

    Thank you for your article! Its very interesting to hear the varying perspectives on the death penalty. Have you taken into account the cost of varying methods to imprisionment, or the compared to the death penalty? This would be interesting to add into your article! Heres a link that may help! (https://www.thebalance.com/comparing-the-costs-of-death-penalty-vs-life-in-prison-4689874)

    Cant wait too see what you write next!

    Megan

  2. Abbey 2 weeks ago

    Hi Lalo and Elija, I was reading your post and I thought it was an extremely interesting topic. It is very prevalent in our society today as incarceration rates are not decreasing, they are in in fact increasing over 500% in the last 40 years. I would love to read more about what you guys have to say about this topic. Here is something I think would help to farther your research! https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/25/us/us-mass-incarceration-rate.html

  3. Dewry 3 weeks ago

    some state got death penelty for some people

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