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I Agree with the Death Penalty

Those who waived appeals are the only ones to be likely executed

There were 72 of the States that had no execution in 2006 and out of 38 states with death penalty only 14 conceded out execution and there were only 6 states which conducted more than 1 execution

Issues about lethal injection were raised by inmates both executed and stayed .generally claiming that the drugs used in the executions cause extreme and unnecessary pain , and that the combination of chemicals masks the pain being experienced by the inmate from the

sight of those administering the death penalty . The appeals assert that this is a violation of the Eighth Amendment 's ban on cruel and unusual punishments . Initial rulings from federal District Courts in California and Missouri have held the procedures in those states to be unconstitutional because they lack sufficient safeguards and oversight to ensure application of lethal injection (LETHAL INJECTIONS

Moreover , unreliable screening of execution team members , lack of meaningful training and supervision of team members , and improper preparation of the anesthetic are identified as deficiencies . Thus death penalty is some parts of the US were held and scheduled executions were stayed

States with Death Penalty States without Death Penalty

Alabama

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Idaho

Indiana

Illinois

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

Ohio

Oregon

Oklahoma

Pennsylvania

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Virginia

Washington

Wyoming

ALSO

- U .S . Gov 't

- U .S . Military Alaska

Hawaii

Iowa

Maine

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

North Dakota

Rhode Island

Vermont

West Virginia

Wisconsin

ALSO

- Dist . of Columbia New York death penalty was declared unconstitutional in 2004

HYPOTHESIS

Death penalty often returns two essential parts of the human society Justice...

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