“Men are not drafted for the death penalty, they volunteer for it." In the essay “The Death Penalty” authored by Ambrose Bierce he explains his argument over whether or not the death penalty is just or unjust. Throughout his essay Bierce explains how he is supportive of the death penalty. Although throughout his essay, he argues both sides. Should the death penalty be enforced or Shouldn’t it? “Taking the life of a murderer does not restore the life he took, therefore it is a most illogical punishment. Two wrongs do not make a right.” This quote shows the diversity in his essay, and how he goes back and forth on either why the death penalty should be enforced or why it shouldn’t be. Although he makes multiple points from both sides, Bierce is supportive of the death penalty. I disagree with Bierce, because i think that when people murder others, they shouldn't be let off the hook so easily, they should have to suffer just as much or even more than then person they killed.
Bierce explains in his essay that the death penalty is a ligitament way to prosecute those who have murdered another human. I believe that when someone goes on trial for murdered their immediate consequence should not be put on death row. I disagree with Bierce because when someone commits a crime so extreme they should have to live with it for the rest of there life. "Hanging an assassin does not restore the life of the victim.”
This quote explains that just killing the murderer does not bring back the person they killed. Sitting in prison for the rest of their life would be much more of a punishment, because they would be confined to a cell and would have to relive the moment that incarcerated them everyday.
Simply ending ones life because they ended anothers is the easy way out. Do we want these people in society? The answer should be no, but the death penalty isn't the only solution to get rid of these people. There are more logical ways to make sure that person never sees the...