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Death Penalty for the most serious offenders

Submitted on Tuesday 2nd August 2011

Rejected on Wednesday 21st June 2017

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

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Death Penalty for the most serious offenders

Additional Information

Prisoner numbers are high and therefore lesser criminals are being released early. Remove the death penalty restriction to make space for the lesser criminals to properly serve their time.

The death penalty is the only logical and practical way to keep society on an even keel as it is felt that the balance is already steadily tipping out of the county's favour.

If you murder someone and every exhaustive evidence points to that fact then then you have to face the death penalty.


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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

Thank you for your e-petition on the issue of capital punishment.    Following the launch of the site, some duplicate e-petitions were erroneously added to the site.

Following a review, this e-petition has been identified as a duplicate of an existing e-petition (petition.parliament.uk/archived/petitions/138) as set out in the Terms and Conditions.  It has been closed to new signatures and moved to the 'Rejected' category visible on the site.

It is not possible to transfer signatures automatically from a rejected e-petition to an alternative, however if you have signed an e-petition which has subsequently been rejected, you are able to add your signature to an existing open e-petition

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