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Essay title: Death Penalty

As we turn on radios and televisions, and even when we open the local newspaper today, we are bombarded with news of arrests, murders, homicides, and other such tragedies. There are many things I don’t agree with in today’s society but, out of the wrongdoing that takes place, I believe murder including the death penalty is the worst of them. I am strongly against the death penalty because it violates “God’s commandments”, costs the taxpayers too much money, the possible “wrongly accused,” and it is cruel and unusual punishment.

I do not support having the death penalty because it violates religious beliefs. Many religions such as my own, Christian, follow the rules that God sent to use through the Ten Commandments. One of the more important commandments states, “Thou shall not Kill.” If you are executing an individual, that clearly violates this commandment. Murdering any person, no matter what the individual has been convicted of, is a

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