Originally Posted by houghtam
I'm anti-death penalty for those reasons and more. There's nothing that the death penalty (in its current and any realistic form) can solve that life without parole cannot, and it's WAY more expensive to carry out. That narrows the death penalty down to being nothing more than vengeance, IMO.
I also don't think human beings, a society, a government, or a judicial system have the right to take a human life.
I do. There are evil people in this world that deserve far worse than prison, and frankly, far worse than death.
Tax payers shouldnt be footing the bill for even meager sustenance for molesters, rapists, serial killers, terrorists, etc when bullets are a matters of pennies.