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More guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens mean less crime.” In my opinion, guns should be controlled as when there will be fewer guns, there would be less crime. The criminals won’t be able to buy guns and weapons.
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Death penalty Death penalty (conservative) The article discusses the proposal made by President Trump of imposing a strict death penalty on drug dealers, and the entire issue of capital punishment as a whole. There has been an overall increase in death causes by opium consumption and President Trump proposes to solve this crisis by implementing a strict death penalty for those involves in drug trafficking and dealing. It carries on to highlight numerous instances where President Trump declared his conservative stance on the death penalty is a suitable punishment for extreme crimes such as murder. As drug dealing is an indirect involvement in a murder, it is regarded to have a similar punishment by him. The conservative stance considers the death penalty to be neither something cruel or harsh and those who are involved in taking an innocent life are worthy of being executed. The editorial, on the other hand, seems to be opposing President Trump’s position. The editor mentions how Trump has previously praised Philippine’s president Rodrigo Duterte for his efforts made against criminalizing drug consumption and adds how Duterte’s war on drugs ended up taking lives of over thousands of innocent civilians and was of little avail. The writer further adds experts’ opinion to give weight to her argument that executing those who are involved in drug dealing has previously not born any fruit by not stopping the flow of drugs and its use within the country; rather, resulted in numerous unwanted deaths. My own views align opposite to the conservative point of view, which is against the death penalty. As history has proved, the death penalty has failed to reduce crime rates. Instances of improper dosage of lethal injections have been noted causing the punishment to be an inhumane
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and basic violation of human rights. Rather, a suitable punishment remains to be imprisonment of criminals. It is likely that the one being executed is innocent rather than the assumed guilty and, in a case, in the future, if proved innocent, there is no way to. A death penalty snatches away a person from his dignity and worth which goes against the basic social work values. My stance encourages social justice and a voice for those proved guilty and hence is in compliance with core social work values.
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Death penalty (liberal) The article mentions instances of people receiving unjust death penalties and its correlation with the deep-rooted racism within our society. It mentions the case of Keith Tharpe who was accused of killing his sister-in-law and unluckily receiving a jury member who used offensive terms against him, and said he was indeed guilty and deserved a death penalty just because he was black. Similar occasions have occurred previously, notably in 2005, when
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