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how are we still executing people in this country?
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even if you believe the death penalty is effective as a crime deterrent...
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we're not even competent enough to carry it out without causing great suffering.
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if we can't carry out the death penalty without causing great suffering then we're violating the 8th amendment of the Constitution.
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we also abandon the Christian Ethic our civilization is founded on.
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If the above doesn't sway you then consider that...
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we often execute the innocent because like any human endeavor our justice system is imperfect.
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the execution of an innocent citizen by their government is the gravest injustice.
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executing convicts prevents us from carrying out justice when we realize our mistake.