Submitted on Thursday 4th August 2011
Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017
Current status: Rejected
Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)
Unrestricted capital punishment for murder
Restoration of capital punishment for certain murders only is unacceptable. Capital punishment should be restored for all crimes of murder without exception. However, in conjunction with this, legal and court measures must be introduced to ensure that the innocent are not convicted of murder; it is better to let the guilty sometimes escape to ensure that none who are innocent shall be convicted
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