The Death Penalty Debate

“Some oppose the death penalty on practical grounds, arguing that it is not a deterrent. However, in the late sixties, when there were an average of 6,000 murders a year, the United States Supreme Court struck down the death penalty as unconstitutional in the way it was administered. Six years later, when it was re-instituted in the early seventies the number of average annual murders had jumped to nearly 16,000 victims per year.”

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 Please continue reading: REPORT: The Death Penalty Debate – By Bob Enyart – Theology Forum | Religion | Politics | Christianity. October 9th, 2001, 07:02 PM at http://www.theologyonline.com

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