Death Penalty should be banned, unless Suicide is legalized. Allowing death for every single big crime makes it more accessible and risk-free than Suicide.
Where suicide is illegal, if someone tries to kill himself he is put in a prison for mental people, known as mental hospital. But if someone...
- Robs a bank, he/she is put to death.
- Kills a person, he/she is put to death.
- Rapes a person, he/she is put to death.
So, it becomes at-least "seemingly" easier to kill oneself by misusing the system than trying to actually kill oneself directly. This increases the crime rate drastically: Those who have nothing to live for, could go get rich by robbing a bank, kill their most detested person, rape someone, etc.