Under certain circumstances, please explain
What I see to be the most important thing to do is generally balance out the good and bad consequences; will this "encouragement" of killing people (as a result of the death penalty) trump the amount of deaths avoided via levels of deterrence and recidivism that the death penalty implements?
“Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger.” ― Ron Paul
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty. – Thomas Jefferson
Look some dogs bite but are not put to sleep, great that is fine. There does come a time that no matter how much you loved Old Yeller you knew it was best it ended the way it did.