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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...10yrs

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@97Z84HSConservativefrom British Columbia  answered…1wk

@97WPXL8from Ontario  answered…2wks

Only if the criminal is insane and doesn't regret his choices. Every human deserves a second chance and if the criminal repents religiously or lawfully he deserves a new shot at life.

@97W7B5Nfrom Ontario  answered…2wks

I think that the death penalty should be only for people who have a high chance of escaping, or if they did something REALLY bad, and it is certain that they did it.

@97T4JZCConservativefrom Ontario  answered…3wks

No, abolish the death penalty. Jail should be for the worst criminals, and rehabilitation should be the best resort

@97BRZXPfrom Ontario  answered…4wks

No, though i may believe some people deserve to die, giving any entity the power to determine who lives and who dies is a very slippery slope that quickly leads to abuse

@95QY385from Alberta  answered…2mos

The family's victims should definitely have a say and the victims should have the absolute say in the punishment, if they say dead then that's what happens, send them to space if it's bad enough idc

@95PJ28Kfrom Manitoba  answered…2mos

yes but only with undeniable evidence and victim's family should decide the punishment so in a sense the have revenge

@95MY8TFfrom Alberta  answered…3mos

@95LSVQVfrom Ontario  answered…3mos

Yes, but it depends on the crime the death penalty will be used for

@95J7G9Tfrom British Columbia  answered…3mos

Depends on the crime and if they are metally ill or theres anòther matter as to why they did it

@95DH7PGfrom British Columbia  answered…3mos

Far too many innocent people are convicted under the death penalty, and this denigrates the state's image of respecting human rights if we allow innocent people to be executed. We would also face massive legal costs being sued by families under wrongful death/conviction lawsuits, so it is better to face life in prison, which keeps potentially innocent people alive but also makes those who are guilty face the consequences of their actions. It is also not a deterrent as there are many reasons as to why people commit crimes, and some of them are justified though they are legally against the law. So no, I am not for the death penalty and never will be.

@959XMKJfrom Alberta  answered…3mos

Yes, but only for people who have done unthinkable acts and are without the slightest sign of remorse

@93ZVQ53 from New York answered…4mos

No, automatic appeals make it significantly more expensive than a life sentence.

 @928PJ8Q from California answered…4mos

@6T6Y4L2 from Rhode Island answered…5mos

@93TM7X6from Nova Scotia  answered…5mos

@93RMTK4from Ontario  answered…5mos

@fjamalConservativefrom Ontario  answered…6mos

Yes, but there must be undeniable evidence to rule out possible innocence, and if so, then death must be deemed a harsher punishment compared to life in prision.

@939MW7Xfrom Ontario  answered…6mos

Personally I dont think death penalty is the way because they might change in their lives, maybe a full life in jail and if they get worse maybe its the way

@937ZKJ5from Ontario  answered…6mos

@937VH9Bfrom Saskatchewan  answered…6mos

@92YHQCV from California answered…7mos

Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence, because too many people are innocently convicted. Plus, I think that spending life in prison is a harsher sentence because the dead don't suffer unless their soul was sent to hell that is.

@934R57G answered…7mos

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Yes, bring back public executions for rapists, unprovoked murderers, and anything against animals.

@9334YP3 answered…7mos

Yes, for those sentenced to life in prison as well as for those sentenced to death, but in both cases, only when further appeal is impossible or not desired.

@92YKHH6from Alberta  answered…7mos

Yes, only for people who were convicted of murder, serial killing, and for killing the Prime Minister, Governor General, or the Commonwealth realm monarch after being broken out of jail for the third time while serving a life sentence with genuine evidence. As a death penalty method, they should breathe in pure nitrogen.

@92WTP23 from Pennsylvania answered…7mos

No, it would be less expensive to implement life in prison without parole

@8ZYQ3HP from California answered…7mos

@92W29CRNew Democraticfrom Ontario  answered…7mos

Personally I believe a life sentence is worse than death, and I also believe rehabilitation makes more sense

@92V2G3Mfrom Alberta  answered…7mos

Yes, why have those sent to spend life in jail get free food and shelter while the rest of us have to struggle just to keep them?

@LiamHal78638640 from Illinois answered…7mos

Yes and use it on more criminals to decrease the prison population

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Yes, bring back public executions for those who have raped, done anything gruesome to an animal, or those who have murdered anyone for no reason.

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Yes, bring back public executions for rapists, unprovoked murderers, and anyone who has harmed the weak.

@92GWKPZfrom British Columbia  answered…7mos

Yes But Only If The Person Is A Terrorist,Mass Murderer Or War Criminal

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Execute rapists, any unprovoked murders, anything gruesome against animals, and anything against the weak.

@928SH73from Alberta  answered…8mos

It depends on the crimes, the circumstances, the motive, and if there are multiple pre-meditated horrific crimes. A serial killer who kills for enjoyment, and has a high kill count is a person I would want to be sentenced to the death penalty.

@926262Sfrom Ontario  answered…8mos

No, but only in the case where the individual shows no remorse as putting them in prison for life just allows them to reminisce

@92458D2 from Illinois answered…8mos

The punishment should fit with the crime in which the criminal committed

@8ZX3GXZConservativefrom Ontario  answered…8mos

No, the charter gives the right to life to all Canadians. Give criminals convicted of murder life in prison instead, and give them the choice between living out the rest of their lives, or ending it with assisted suicide. The point of the criminal Justice system is to take dangerous people of the streets to keep society safe, not to cruelly punish wrongdoing.

@ThomasJ249 from Georgia answered…8mos

Yes, but only for rapists, anything forced sexually, anything against animals, and anything terrorist in nature.

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