On The Issue of Capital Punishment:
Capital Punishment is still used in the US Penal System as punishment for serious crime. Great controversy exists on whether it is a just solution, a moral one, and an effective one. Arguments are many and varied both for and against capital punishment. It is often assumed that the humanist position and philosophy is against capital punishment but we have found that this is not so. Can a humanist case be made for capital punishment? This is the topic of the following debate.