Unformatted text preview: justice. Not only is the death penalty not a crime deterrence, it is more expensive that putting criminals in jail. It actually costs the state about $2 million dollars per execution, whereas it only costs only $1 million for 50 years of jail. Wouldn’t you rather use that extra money to better your states education and rebuilding communities? I urge you not to use the death penalty as a form of punishment for crimes in the state of Missouri. Like voters in many other states who believe it is time to reevaluate this sentence and assess the true impact it has on our society, you as a governor should do the same and abolish the death penalty once and for all in Missouri. I hope you seriously consider the benefits of opposing the death penalty. Thank you for your time. I look forward to hearing from you about this issue. Sincerely,...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course COMM 100 taught by Professor Nicholasschmuhl during the Spring '10 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Spring '10