Death Penalty

The ever-increasing stresses and demands in our daily life are seemed inescapable. Some people can allow and cope on these pressures well while others take these in less acceptable ways----the nonstandard ways. Corrupted behaviors are considered events against the rules set by the society. These activities vary from inconsequential offences to stern violence and crimes. The latter are sentenced with fine, short imprisonment while the former have penalties with enormous amount of fines, lengthy stay to lifetime incarceration and the worst, death punishment. Supporters of human rights like me are absolutely not in favor of exterminating a life for each person has a right to exist.

In the late 1990s of the Philippine history, a father was sentenced of death by poisonous injections for raping and killing her daughter. Though he was the primary convict in the country to be served with death, an assortment of religious sectors and human rights advocates instantaneously protested afterwards to end death penalty in the state. Conversely, in communist nation like China, death verdict was a usual punishment for drug dealers, murderers and grave wrongdoers. Hanging, guillotine and thousand lashes were also a widespread scene as weighty castigation in some parts of the Middle East. A court, jurisdiction body, or religious high authorities were the group in the society accountable for the ruling. Death as a judgment was considered a caution for citizens not to go against regulations of their land, yet, it was also like vengeance with rationality; it just warranted a crime with the equal misdeed. The victim died and the murderer sentenced with lethal injection ceased to exist as well, in this case, fair dealing was served according to the adjudicators involved. It petrified away hopeful executioners but in reality, the misdemeanor was sustained.

On the other hand, if lifetime detention is served as a replacement for death sentence the criminal could repent for his evil...