Argumentative Essay On Death Penalty

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Truth Between Death The United States government has the power to choose who of their citizens gets to live or die. When you think about taking a life away from someone it’s never moral or acceptable. What we do know is the government has taken multiple lives away from their people by drafting them in the war and killing them with the death penalty. Even when they wrote The Declaration of Independence in, 1776, the United States promised to protect the lives of their citizens, yet the government has taken the lives of their citizens in two different ways. The Death penalty and the war draft should not exist. The government allows citizens like Cameron Todd Willingham in Man Executed on Disproved Forensic and Tim O'Brien book. “The Things They Carried”, proves the unfair treatment that the government put them through. Being in one…show more content…
The government forces their citizen to join a war, place them in a country they have never been to, only to kill off people they don’t even know, while potentially getting killed themselves. War is complicated, it is not a simple gesture that at the end of the day everything will turn out fine. In The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien he discovered that “War is nasty, war is fun, war makes you a man; war makes you dead” (O’Brien 76). When the government forces O’Brien to join the war, O'Brien has forgotten what it was like to live a normal life. The war makes you dead, it strips away your family, job, and gives you a different personality full of hatred. Many people in the war come out different in a state of mind or dead. There are no other choices out of the draft. You’re picked from the draft and given no choices out. The Declaration of Independence, tells you what you want to hear until they get desperate and lies about freedom and protecting the lives of their citizens. The government thinks the draft is fair and democratic that the people are willing to risk their own

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