Argument: The death penalty is barbaric and uncharacteristic of a decent society
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Rudolph J. Gerber, Judge of the Arizona State Court of Appeals. - To support the death penalty as sound social policy strikes me as grossly misguided. Not only does the death penalty not deter murder, it fosters a culture of brutality, risks international condemnation, and transforms our country into a brutal pariah.