Politicians will do anything for the popular 'get tough' line.
I myself never did support capital punishment in a World that is so corrupt at every level.
I also don't look for reprisal, but I do expect punishment to fit
the crime, and the taking of the life of a child, murder or rape, seems like it draws a less than punitive sentence for a load of offenders.
Quite simply, the most dangerous should never be given their freedom to offend again, but time and time again they are freed,
Whoever stole the Sun, put it back and we'll drop all the charges!