BBC - Ethics: Capital punishment. Michael York, "James Found Guilty of Freeway Murder," Washington Post , 4 June 1992, B1.

AP News, "Dodd’s ‘Conversion’ Revives Eternal Tiff on Redemption," The Washington Times ,... 3. Only by putting murderers to death can society ensure that convicted killers do not kill again. Capital Punishment Ethics.

Murderers threaten this safety and welfare. A breakdown of the arguments given in favour of abolishing (or against reintroducing) the death penalty. Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 9.7.3. Debate over capital punishment has occurred for centuries and remains a volatile social, political, and legal issue. However, as a member of a profession dedicated to preserving life when there is hope of doing so, a physician must not participate in a legally authorized execution. Capital punishment/death penalty involves execution of a (convicted) criminal through death sentence. Countries employing capital punishment classifies death penalty depending on the virtue ethics present in the specific country. Capital punishment is said to produce an unacceptable link between the law and violence.

British Broadcasting CorporationHome. The Ethics of Capital Punishment 1. 2. It is implemented as a punishment in capital crimes which includes murder, rape, adultery, drug trafficking, and corruption. An individual’s opinion on capital punishment is the personal moral decision of the individual. Capital punishment is often defended on the grounds that society has a moral obligation to protect the safety and welfare of its citizens.