Paroles d'Américains
17H39 - mardi 30 octobre 2012

Kyden Creekpaum, 31, American, Pro

mardi 30 octobre 2012 - 17H39

I am horrified that innocent people have been sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit, and applaud the Innocence Project and others working to free the wrongly convicted. However, I still support the death penalty overall because I believe the most horrific crimes should be subject to the ultimate punishment. The Norway Massacre and mass shootings in the US are perfect examples of horrific crimes that deserve the death penalty: guilt is certain beyond a shadow of a doubt. I have no sympathy whatsoever for those killers — I would flip the switch myself.

Nathanael Mion , 21, French, Against

I think the US will eventually abolish capital punishment. A society, any society, has to put itself above the common feelings for revenge. It cannot take revenge on itself.

John Eastwood, American, 43, Against DP

The death penalty should be abolished, and I believe that it will be done on a state-by-state basis instead of on a national level unless the U.S. Supreme Court changes. Why? First,…

Oglesbee Phoebe, 22, American, Don’t know

Capital punishment is a hard thing to abolish completely. While life imprisonment without parole is a preferable solution from a humanitarian standpoint, is it really the lesser of the two evils when…

Cara MAESANO, 36, American, Against

I am against the death penalty. For members of society who need special help or need to be isolated in order to keep from harming others, there are other options. There can…