Point: Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished

Ballaro, Beverly; Cushman, C. Ames
June 2019
Points of View: Death Penalty;6/30/2019, p2
The article argues against the enforcement of capital punishment in the U.S. It claims that capital punishment is a deterrent and morally indefensible practice that should be abolished. In addition, death penalty is described as an expensive and inefficient way to prevent criminal activity. The article also reveals that the U.S. is being criticized for not keeping up with the international community's effort to abolish death penalty.


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