Death Penalty DOES Deter Crime

Death Penalty

In recent years there has been a lot of opposition to the death penalty. Groups against it have backed arguments with everything from religious reasoning, moral debates, and even just “it’s not nice”. States have, in the fervor, gone on banning executions.

A recent study released by Naci Mocan, an economics professor at the University of Colorado at Denver, and many others in the circles of academia over the past dozen years, has shown that for each convicted killer that is executed between 3 and 18 lives have been saved. Read more about it as it is very interesting commentary on a hotly debated topic.

Crime doesn’t pay, it gets you dead.

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One Comment on “Death Penalty DOES Deter Crime”

  1. iankenshi Says:

    I’ve been on the fence with this one for a while now. I think it’s a great way to deter crime, but in the end like anything that is theoretically good/useful some people manage to screw it up and use it for their own agenda…

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