Methods of Execution Updated FINAL

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Methods of Execution
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Thought Question If we are ok with capital punishment, why do we continue to seek more “humane” methods of execution? Barring Eighth Amendment protections, is it ok for the condemned to experience painful executions? Why or why not?
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Methods of Execution: Justice and Legitimacy Public to Private Inhumane to “Humane” Uncivilized to Civilized Sanitized Death Retribution versus Revenge
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Methods of Execution Hanging Firing Squad Electrocution Lethal Gas Lethal Injection
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Questions I would want to watch the execution of the killer of one of my family members.
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Questions I would want to watch the execution of a killer of someone I did not know.
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Questions Allowing family members to watch executions is ethical.
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Questions Allowing a victim’s loved ones to watch an execution is fair to the inmate being executed.
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Questions Watching the killer’s execution would help the victim’s family cope with their loss.
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Questions Executions should be televised.
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Questions Watching an execution would deter someone from committing crimes.
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Methods of Execution: Justice and Legitimacy Public to Private Inhumane to “Humane” Uncivilized to Civilized Sanitized Death Retribution versus Revenge
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Public Hanging, Carrollton, Missouri, 1896 Photograph courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division LC-USZ62-79432
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