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Opinion | Time to execute the death penalty

 A California prison lethal injection room.

By Leah Mensch, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2019

The United States is one of the few developed countries in which the death penalty is still legal in certain places, despite it being an inhumane and outdated form of punishment. The practice is also expensive, irreversible and ineffective when it comes to curbing criminal offenses.

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