Started by Nam, July 24, 2014, 01:11:20 AM
Quote from: stromboli on July 24, 2014, 11:44:25 AMI had 2 friends that lost their lives in high school from Carbon Monoxide poisoning, and they both just died. No indication of pain or struggle. Interesting.
Quote from: GSOgymrat on July 24, 2014, 02:55:35 PMTwo of my high school classmates were parking. It was winter, they left the car running and the car exhaust was broken. It appears they fell asleep and never woke up.
Quote from: AllPurposeAtheist on July 24, 2014, 11:31:49 AMWhat I don't understand is the foolishness of lethal injection when heroin is dirt cheap, painless and abundant.
Quote from: Atheon on July 26, 2014, 12:44:57 PMHow about abolishing the death penalty altogether? No, that would be logical...
Quote from: Gawdzilla Sama on July 26, 2014, 02:12:52 PMDo you think there's nobody who deserves to fry?
Quote from: Nam on July 26, 2014, 02:46:39 PMIt's not a matter of deserving but if one is going to be barbaric at least be up front about it; or, if you're going to "fry" someone make sure they're actually the one who did the crime. -Nam
Quote from: PickelledEggs on July 26, 2014, 02:55:20 PMI think it has to do with preventing harm. If someone has no chance of reforming, I wouldn't say he "deserves to fry" but it's better him rather than letting havoc to continually run amok. If someone is convicted of killing people, gets arrested and then when he is released, goes back to killing people, the best answer right now is death. It's not a good answer, but it's the best answer we have right now. It's not like life in prison does anything, but waste tax money. If they are getting life in prison, they might as well just go... and that is really upsetting, because we really need to figure out a good, fool proof way of reformation so we no longer need the death penalty.
Quote from: Nam on July 26, 2014, 02:57:10 PMMore money is spent keeping them on death row than just keeping them their for life.-Nam
Quote from: PickelledEggs on July 26, 2014, 02:59:21 PM It's less money to keep them there for life? I didn't know that. I thought it was the other way around. Sent from your mom
Quote from: Nam on July 26, 2014, 03:06:01 PMYou add in the plethora of appeals which tax payers pay for. See, 75+ years ago itvwas much simpler, you were found guilty, no appeal, and you were hanged (or shot, gassed, etc.,) but prisoners have rights, especially those on death row, and they can exhaust as much as they want. In California a judge recently stated the death penalty was unconstitutional there because either the appeals process took so long 20+ years would pass or the courts were so backed up and the scheduling of an execution was taking too long (15-20 years).All that costs tax payers a shitload of money.-Nam
Quote from: Gawdzilla Sama on July 26, 2014, 02:55:43 PMI volunteered to throw the switch back in 1995, on behalf of a friend. The guy 'fessed up after he was found guilty. I lost no sleep over it.
Quote from: Hijiri Byakuren on July 26, 2014, 03:33:51 PMI think this says less about how you feel toward the death penalty than it does about your willingness to suspend rational thought for the sake of revenge.