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Kara Cayton
4/19
Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:19pm
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With writing the issue paper I think the biggest challenge I will face is going to trying to stay neutral the entire paper. I agree with the death penalty so I am going to try not to be bias or show any sign that I agree with the death penalty. I am most concerned about trying to find sources that are not biased, because if they are bias then it is most likely not a reliable source. I know that there are many cites out there that just show information for just one side of the argument. I have found some information about both sides of the argument over the death penalty. For the side that is for death penalty that they believe that the death penalty saves money and time. Instead of housing a person for their entire life and giving them free food, water, and shelter and we the people of America are paying for they will be put to death and that is less money to spend. Also they argue is that by putting someone to death that committed the crime it puts the victim and the victim痴 family at peace of mind. The side that is against death penalty argues that putting someone to death costs just as much a keeping them in prison for the entire life. They also believe that it is unethical to put someone to death for the crime they committed and that a person should always be given a second chance in life. I did find some interesting information for example that African Americans make up more than 50% of those currently on death row. They people that are against the death penalty argue that the reason behind that is because they cannot afford the best lawyers and then they are at a higher risk for losing the case and being put on death row. I do not have any more questions about this assignment, and I am not really sure if you can put very many more questions in this discussion. I think that there are plenty of questions but it made it easier to reach 350 words!

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