What happens to the soul is God's business, no one else's. So I find all biblical interpretations against the death penalty to be frivolous, at best, because no where does the Bible repudiate capital punishment for murder.


Capital punishment; the death penalty: all points of view

Capital Punishment: The end of the death penalty - TIME…

All abolitionists are tryingto do is protect human rights violators at the expenseof their victims by trying to pass off the just punishment of human rightsviolations as a human rights violation itself, an analysis that one would have to be totally lacking in sound moral judgement to accept since it is so obviously contradictory as well as morally and logically skewed.European elites enjoy showcasing their opposition to the death penalty as a progressive policy based on the respect of human rights.

-first established death penalty laws

(Communist East Germany kept the death penalty until 1987.)But the actual history of the German death penalty ban casts this claim in a different light.

11/03/2015 · From that point, support for the death penalty began to soar. By 1996, 78% of Americans supported capital punishment, according to Pew Research Center.

SCDC | South Carolina Department of Corrections

the death penalty has been employed throughout our history, and in a day when it is still widely accepted, it cannot be said to violate the conceptional concept of cruelty".Indeed, the Supreme Court has constantly held that the death penalty in itself, as a sentence for a crime, is neither cruel or unusual.

Cuomo: Time to outlaw capital punishment - NY Daily News

For years, opponents have improperly compared the cost of all LWOP cases to DP cases, when only the DP equivalent LWOP cases are relevant.Annual cost increases are based upon: 1) historical increases in prison costs, including judicial decisions regarding prison conditions,and the national inflation rate; 2) medical costs, including the immense cost of geriatric care, associated with real LWOP sentences; 3) injury or death to the inmate by violence; 4) injury or death to others caused by the inmate (3 and 4 anticipate no DP and that prisoners, not fearing additional punishment, other than loss of privileges, may increase the likelihood of violence.

I have debated it hundreds of times

The following table shows the frequency of executions.

The youngest person executed was a 14 year old black male.
The oldest was a 66 year old black man.
In 1988, the new Capital Punishment Facility (CPF) located in the Broad River Correctional Institution replaced the old death house which was located at the now closed Central Correctional Institution.
The execution held in 1990 was the first in the new CPF.
The first execution in South Carolina by lethal injection was carried out on August 18, 1995.

For a number of years, South Carolina operated under a fairly typical death penalty statute which provided for the ultimate penalty for a number of crimes including, but not limited to, murder, rape and kidnapping.

Mar 11, 2015 · From that point, support for the death penalty began to soar. By 1996, 78% of Americans supported capital punishment, according to Pew Research Center.

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Robertson, "Tears from Heaven Voices from Hell: The Pros and Cons of the Death Penalty As Seen Through the Eyes of the Victims of Violent Crime and Death Row inmates"
Writers Club Press, March 2002Stuart Banner, "The Death Penalty: An American History"
Harvard Univ Pr, March 2002 Hugo Adam Bedau, ed.

24/04/1992 · The Ethics of Capital Punishment- SYNOPSIS. Historically, the church has affirmed the right of the civil magistrate in matters of capital justice.

Capital punishment in India - Wikipedia

Paul confirms that the civil authority may justly execute wrongdoers for certain crimes.Christ Himself regarded capital punishment as a just penalty for murder when He said to one of his disciples after he tried to kill a soldier who had come to arrest Jesus: (Matt.

History of Capital Punishment | English Legal History

So I find it hypocritical that the same countries who have abolished capital punishment because it is "barbaric" to defend public safety that way are at the same time prepared to enforce political power and defend their territorial claims through infinitely more violence and bloodshed than the death penalty would ever require.