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Supporting a Position The debate about capital punishment has been an ongoing debate for more than 100 years and the debate still is as heated now as it was when it first started. When the foundations of this country were being laid, one of the documents that were laid out was the Bill of Rights; many of the 10 Bills of Rights were adopted from the English Bill of Rights. The eighth Bill of Right pertains to capital punishment: “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted” (Griffin, 2002). There are certain instances when it might be best to take someone’s life away from them. When there are people out there who kill just to kill, they have no repentance, and they will do it again, is it not better to take their life away from them to preserve the lives of others? Besides, who are we as a society to say whether someone should live or die? Is it not very animalistic to kill other creatures as a form of punishment? What qualifies a person to be able to pass judgment
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