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Old 03-17-2004, 10:42 PM
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Default Re: Death Penalty

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Originally Posted by boltAge
plasma: Where did you get the fact that killing a person costs more than keeping a person in prison for years? Food, and Water are resources that are limited on earth, why do we waste them on somebody who did harm?
http://www.deathpenaltyinfo.org/arti...ancial%20facts

http://www.amnestyusa.org/abolish/cost.html

One major point being that the average trial for a death sentece case costs on average 16 times more than a comparable non-death sentence case, then the appeals also cost a great deal.
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