There has been a plethora of discussion debating the advantages and disadvantages of reintroducing the death penalty. Whatever your view, it is sure to be a controversial topic.
A deluded minority have the false impression that by presenting the death penalty as a punishment, it will act as an ‘effective deterrent’ – putting people off committing such savage crimes. Contrary to this view, I feel that labelling the death penalty as an ‘effective deterrent’ is misguided.
If capital punishment worked; surely America would have the lowest murder rate in the whole world? However, statistics do not support this idea as their murder rate is increasing every year and their prisons known as ‘Dea...