Supporting a Position

Choose a position on capital punishment and state the position with facts about capital punishment.

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...ll have to argue for or against facts you believe. references, "In the United States, capital punishment has been an extremely controversial issue on legal, moral, and ethical grounds. In 1972, the Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty was not, in principle, cruel and unusual punishment(and not, therefore, unconstitutional), but that its implementation through existing state laws wasunconstitutional. In 1976, the Supreme Court again ruled that the death penalty was not unconstitutional, though a mandatory death penalty for any crime was. Thirty-nine states now practice the death penalty."

Some facts about the capital punishment (the death penalty) are:

* 17 American states require doctors to participate in executions. These are: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, ...