CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

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Patel Capital Punishment Results In A Better Society Janki Y. Patel Intellectual Heritage 1297, Section 007 Dr. Deborah Schizer Scott February 13, 2008
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When a person thinks about human rights and freedom, they'll automatically think of "life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness". The privilege of living and pursuing the good life in society is not guaranteed. The essential basis on which society is built requires individuals to honor the rightful claims of others as well as their own. Suppose if someone chooses to live a life of crime and convicted capital offence, then they must face the consequences. If the crime is severe enough, it can lead to capital punishment. Capital punishment is an unusual punishment and refers to the taking of life of someone who has been found guilty of committing a crime. It has been used for a wide variety of offences. John Locke would approve of capital punishment in today’s modern American civil society. From that view, capital punishment should be exercised today because it will prevent crime and secure a better society by protecting innocent individuals from being victims.
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