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« on: April 03, 2019, 05:01:58 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 05:55:14 AM »

high treason and exceptionally heinous violent crimes, maybe once a year in all of the US on average.
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 08:33:19 AM »

Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth would be ideal but that will never happen so I will have to do with our current system.
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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2019, 12:42:17 PM »

- First-degree murder (i.e., any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought)
- Felony murder (i.e., murder in the commission of another felony, such as robbery, kidnapping or carjacking)
- Terrorism (i.e., premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets, or providing material support to accomplish such)
- High treason (i.e., levying war against the US, or adhering to their enemies)
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« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 07:07:51 PM »

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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2019, 03:08:39 AM »

high treason and exceptionally heinous violent crimes, maybe once a year month in all of the US on average.
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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2019, 06:54:07 AM »

- First-degree murder (i.e., any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought)
- Felony murder (i.e., murder in the commission of another felony, such as robbery, kidnapping or carjacking)
- Terrorism (i.e., premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets, or providing material support to accomplish such)
- High treason (i.e., levying war against the US, or adhering to their enemies)

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« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2019, 01:58:57 AM »

First Degree Murder
Rape
Child Molestation
Terrorism
Treason
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« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2019, 02:37:16 PM »

Racism
Sexism
Referring to transgender person by their previous name or gender
Voting Republican
Indicating approval of Trump
Attending conservative evangelical church services
Not selling a cake to a gay couple
Climate change denial
Opposing Medicare for All
Supporting Kavanaugh and Thomas staying on the Supreme Court
Denying that Russia interfered in the 2016 election
Supporting a border wall with Mexico
Supporting sports teams that I don't like
Enjoying mayonnaise
Grammatical or spelling errors
Driving slow in the left lane
Opposing statehood for Puerto Rico, Guam, or DC
Using pictures of post-birth babies with photoshopped blood in anti-abortion protests
Showing Fox News on the tv at a restaurant
Complaining about loud babies and children in a restaurant
Disliking tv shows, music, and movies that I like
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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2019, 12:15:43 AM »

Racism
Sexism
Referring to transgender person by their previous name or gender
Voting Republican
Indicating approval of Trump
Attending conservative evangelical church services
Not selling a cake to a gay couple
Climate change denial
Opposing Medicare for All
Supporting Kavanaugh and Thomas staying on the Supreme Court
Denying that Russia interfered in the 2016 election
Supporting a border wall with Mexico
Supporting sports teams that I don't like
Enjoying mayonnaise
Grammatical or spelling errors
Driving slow in the left lane
Opposing statehood for Puerto Rico, Guam, or DC
Using pictures of post-birth babies with photoshopped blood in anti-abortion protests
Showing Fox News on the tv at a restaurant
Complaining about loud babies and children in a restaurant
Disliking tv shows, music, and movies that I like

That sounds like a serious BRTD answer.
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« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2019, 02:06:28 AM »

Racism
Sexism
Referring to transgender person by their previous name or gender
Voting Republican
Indicating approval of Trump
Attending conservative evangelical church services
Not selling a cake to a gay couple
Climate change denial
Opposing Medicare for All
Supporting Kavanaugh and Thomas staying on the Supreme Court
Denying that Russia interfered in the 2016 election
Supporting a border wall with Mexico
Supporting sports teams that I don't like
Enjoying mayonnaise
Grammatical or spelling errors
Driving slow in the left lane
Opposing statehood for Puerto Rico, Guam, or DC
Using pictures of post-birth babies with photoshopped blood in anti-abortion protests
Showing Fox News on the tv at a restaurant
Complaining about loud babies and children in a restaurant
Disliking tv shows, music, and movies that I like

That's not radical or fascist at all! Radicals like you should be kept out of power at all costs.

See that Boeing 747 that just flew over Honolulu? That's the joke, going right over your head.
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« Reply #11 on: April 08, 2019, 05:24:45 AM »

- First-degree murder (i.e., any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought)
- Felony murder (i.e., murder in the commission of another felony, such as robbery, kidnapping or carjacking)
- Terrorism (i.e., premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets, or providing material support to accomplish such)
- High treason (i.e., levying war against the US, or adhering to their enemies)

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I also think rape should be punishable by death under certain circumstances (rape of a child for example)
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« Reply #12 on: April 08, 2019, 08:21:20 AM »

Situations where there is little room for doubt among child rape, deadly arson, serial killings and terrorism. I don't want to see treason punishable by death when there are orange clowns in control of the White House to abuse it.
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« Reply #13 on: April 08, 2019, 09:03:18 AM »

First Degree Murder
Rape
Child Molestation
Terrorism
Treason
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« Reply #14 on: April 08, 2019, 12:17:58 PM »

Racism
Sexism
Referring to transgender person by their previous name or gender
Voting Republican
Indicating approval of Trump
Attending conservative evangelical church services
Not selling a cake to a gay couple
Climate change denial
Opposing Medicare for All
Supporting Kavanaugh and Thomas staying on the Supreme Court
Denying that Russia interfered in the 2016 election
Supporting a border wall with Mexico
Supporting sports teams that I don't like
Enjoying mayonnaise
Grammatical or spelling errors
Driving slow in the left lane
Opposing statehood for Puerto Rico, Guam, or DC
Using pictures of post-birth babies with photoshopped blood in anti-abortion protests
Showing Fox News on the tv at a restaurant
Complaining about loud babies and children in a restaurant
Disliking tv shows, music, and movies that I like

That's not radical or fascist at all! Radicals like you should be kept out of power at all costs.

Your witís as thick as a Tewkesbury mustard.
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« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2019, 01:16:08 PM »

Murder
Treason
Mutiny
Sedition

Inclined to say the death penalty for treason, mutiny, and sedition, being crimes against the state, should be reserved for military use only.
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« Reply #16 on: April 08, 2019, 01:42:07 PM »

- First-degree murder (i.e., any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought)
- Felony murder (i.e., murder in the commission of another felony, such as robbery, kidnapping or carjacking)
- Terrorism (i.e., premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets, or providing material support to accomplish such)


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Treason should be in life in prison without parole

The death penalty, should be for acts that cause death
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« Reply #17 on: April 15, 2019, 12:17:53 PM »

Jaywalking and tax evasion.
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« Reply #18 on: April 15, 2019, 12:57:32 PM »

I consider myself opposed to the death penalty in nearly all cases, but I believe it's the only appropriate punishment in the following cases:

- Crimes against humanity (reserved for dictators such as Pol Pot, Stalin, Hitler, etc)
- major war criminals (such as the Nazi officials who were executed after WWII)
- Terrorists who are responsible for mass casualty attacks (9/11, the November 2015 Paris attacks, etc)


Since most of these would be handled by military courts, I favor abolishing the death penalty for civilians.
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« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2019, 09:23:12 AM »


Don't forget indecent exposure! 
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« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2019, 09:48:21 AM »


Dang, that's my kink. Sad
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« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2019, 04:06:40 PM »

Throwing children off of balconies at the Mall of America.
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« Reply #22 on: April 02, 2021, 03:11:05 PM »
« Edited: April 02, 2021, 03:23:35 PM by THE SPIRIT OF WAYNE MESSAM »

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« Reply #23 on: April 02, 2021, 03:23:41 PM »
« Edited: April 02, 2021, 03:32:04 PM by THE SPIRIT OF WAYNE MESSAM »

Seriously, though:

high treason and exceptionally heinous violent crimes, maybe once a year in all of the US on average.

and/or

- First-degree murder (i.e., any intentional murder that is willful and premeditated with malice aforethought)
- Felony murder (i.e., murder in the commission of another felony, such as robbery, kidnapping or carjacking)

- Terrorism (i.e., premeditated, politically motivated violence perpetrated against noncombatant targets, or providing material support to accomplish such)
- High treason (i.e., levying war against the US, or adhering to their enemies)

I can't imagine it'd get used very much, and that's the way it should be. Executions should, as Dead0Man says, be very rare, making national news. Also, it must only be used in cases where the accused has already accepted and plead to be guilty (of the crimes obviously, not whether the crimes were right or wrong).



To opponents of the death penalty, what do you think should've happened to Adolf Hitler after World War II? Genuinely curious. I see the death penalty as the only option. Staying in prison indefinitely is too inhumane and risks the chance that he might escape (don't mean to generalize but Nazis tend to be master escape artists, based on what we saw happen during the 40s, also we must mention that Hitler would have millions of devoted followers probably willing to die for him).
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« Reply #24 on: April 02, 2021, 04:38:19 PM »

This thread title looks so weird with a smiling pic of Mr. Rogers below it.
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