View Poll Results: What would you do about the death penalty?

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  • Nothing. It's fine as it's currently practiced.

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  • Eliminate it completely.

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  • Modify it. (Explain your answer)

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Thread: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by DifferentDrummr View Post
    Killing is (sometimes) a necessary evil. It's never wonderful.
    I think is wonderful because it gives the families of the victims closure.

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by Morality Games View Post
    Indeed. Whenever I walk down the street and get a breath of air, I always think about how much nicer things would be if we were more like Iran. Never saw a bulldozer go down the street without thinking, "Too bad there isn't some guy hanging from that!"
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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by ObamacareFail View Post
    The killer's victims do not get the same consideration.
    Really? So what being locked away for life is some sort of great consideration made for the criminal? Yeah, losing all trace of privacy, have almost all your rights violated regularly, and have almost no safety to speak of with no real way to protect yourself is just amazing consideration made for the criminal.
    Last edited by Henrin; 07-14-14 at 07:44 PM.

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Until our justice system is capable of eliminating nearly all errors and corruption and and the defendant's race and income does not influence outcomes, it should not be allowed to make irreversible decisions. Far too many people who have been executed or spent years on death row have been exonerated late or too late.



    This link has a list of 144 men freed From Death Row since 1971.: Innocence: List of Those Freed From Death Row | Death Penalty Information Center

    "For Inclusion on DPIC's Innocence List:

    Defendants must have been convicted, sentenced to death and subsequently either-

    a. Been acquitted of all charges related to the crime that placed them on death row, or

    b. Had all charges related to the crime that placed them on death row dismissed by the prosecution, or

    c. Been granted a complete pardon based on evidence of innocence."

    "Average number of years between being sentenced to death and exoneration: 10.1 years"

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by Morality Games View Post
    Indeed. Whenever I walk down the street and get a breath of air, I always think about how much nicer things would be if we were more like Iran. Never saw a bulldozer go down the street without thinking, "Too bad there isn't some guy hanging from that!"
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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Really? So what being locked away for life is some sort of great consideration made for the criminal? Yeah, losing all trace of privacy, have almost all your rights violated regularly, and have almost no safety to speak of with no real way to protect yourself is just amazing consideration made for the criminal.
    Imprisoned killers who are not on death row are treated to cable tv, three square meals a day, and free healthcare. Much more then they deserve. My sympathies are for their victims.

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by Morality Games View Post
    Indeed. Whenever I walk down the street and get a breath of air, I always think about how much nicer things would be if we were more like Iran. Never saw a bulldozer go down the street without thinking, "Too bad there isn't some guy hanging from that!"
    Only a ****ing senseless moron who knows absolutely nothing would actually compare the US to Iran. Go suck the dick of murders, rapist, child molesters and their ilk if you want. We should ****ing hang all of them along with socialist and socialist vermin.
    Only a fool measures equality by results and not opportunities.

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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by Morality Games View Post
    Indeed. Whenever I walk down the street and get a breath of air, I always think about how much nicer things would be if we were more like Iran. Never saw a bulldozer go down the street without thinking, "Too bad there isn't some guy hanging from that!"
    Tell you what. I'll write a letter to Perry and suggest instead of executing death row inmates, we bus them to your neighborhood and set them free since you love sub-human trash so much.
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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    Quote Originally Posted by DVSentinel View Post
    Tell you what. I'll write a letter to Perry and suggest instead of executing death row inmates, we bus them to your neighborhood and set them free since you love sub-human trash so much.
    Not sure I see the argument here. Does stealing silver spoons make someone sub-human trash? That was an offense punishable by death in the olden days.
    Last edited by Morality Games; 07-14-14 at 10:43 PM.
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    Re: Would you modify how the death penalty is applied?

    He who passes the sentence, should swing the sword.



    Preferably, a comically oversized zweihander.

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