Argumentative Essay: The capital punishment
The capital punishment or the death penalty is an action known to mankind since the binging of human civilization. It was sanction and legal and existed over the centuries. However, the look of modern punishment or penalty, no longer takes into account the seriousness of the facts from the trial by the accused, but also the impact it would have on the society in general and the accused, in particular, with careful thought as to whether the judgment is just or not. Especially, since every judgment is issued on behalf of the public will happen in the claims of preforming justice. It truly became a controversial topic which a single family can be torn and divided among its members. Jurists and legislators, as well, differed about retaining the death penalty for quit some time, which we can see reflected on various countries of the world. Some countries retained it, while we find some others who abolished it for all crimes except for specific ones such as war crimes. Some others, on the other hand, have kept it. An example of this is Saudi Arabia which is where I come from. In this paper I will argue for the capital punishment based on where I come from. I will talk about the advantages of capital punishments and the regulations that should be taken into considerations with this penalty.
The death penalty forms protection, order and security in society. It may sound as a harsh and horrifying statement for some people. But the law should be strong and harsh sometimes to maintain order in the community. I am sure that some of us have had a small thought of killing someone they hate during an extreme rage even if it was in a fraction of a second. Some people convince themselves that they won’t be caught but a lot others stop their thoughts when they know how horrible it is to be killed if they get caught, simply because humans fear death. The capital punishment will make people who have the possibility of committing a crime think twice before any action. It gives a sense of self-discipline for a lot of people which prevents them from indulging themselves in murders or other crimes result to death. Therefore, the death penalty is important to deter criminals.
Another point that should be highlighted for the death penalty is that it ensures the right of the victims and their families. We must protect the rights of every member of the society and bring justice to them and this requires punishing the oppressors. If we don’t, life will become a mess where people are going to assault each other and seek vengeance from each other if they felt that the system is not in their support. We cannot forget about the feelings of victims’ families. There are some people who have big hearts where they can forgive, but we can’t ignore those who can’t. This justice requires punishing the...