This is the tweet that inspired this post.
THIS IS WHY THE DEATH PENALTY SHOULD END HOLY SHIT https://t.co/9E5WeUYh1g
— punch nazis 🐝 (@soapachu) August 17, 2017
It inspired the post, but not the ideas behind it, which I have been thinking over for some time.
I’m familiar with the arguments about the possibility of killing an innocent person, but here’s the thing; it’s not the death penalty that kills them, but the bad system which sentences them to death in the first place.