EDITORIAL - AGIANST DEATH PENALTY
I am against the death penalty sentence for Stephen and Amy in the book because of the morality, constitutionality and deterrence caused in the book.
I am against the morality in the book. I am against the morality in the book because basically, the moral question surrounding capital punishment in America(in this case, Settler's Landing) has less to do with whether those convicted of violent crime deserve to die than with whether state and federal governments deserve to kill those whom it has imprisoned. The legacy of racial apartheid, racial bias, and ethnic discrimination is obviously evident in the administration of capital punishment in America. Death sentences are imposed in a criminal justice system that treats you better if you are rich and guilty than if you are poor and innocent. In this case, both Stephen and Quinn were raised both wealthy by a rich doctor (Victoria Green) and were guilty of many of the pranks they were played throughout the book, getting into so much trouble along the way till the point the highness Caleb Henry has sent them to leave the landing or face a death sentence.
Although they tried to secretly leave, they were caught and came back to be sentenced to death. This is an immoral condition that makes rejecting the death penalty on moral grounds not only defensible but necessary for those who refuse to accept unequal or unjust administration of punishment. Amy had tried to reject the death threat by fighting her way out of it but sadly in the end they were both killed.
I am against the constitutionality in the book. I am against the constitutionality in the book because Death penalty is an unusually severe punishment, unusual in its pain, in its finality and in its...