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And Then One Night - The Making of Dead Man Walking
Creative Process Stories Behind Capital Punishment Sister Helen Prejean About the Program
The Families Speak You Decide Can You Forgive?
The issue of capital punishment has been the focus of fierce and contentious debate in the United States, as we struggle to decide how to deal with those who are convicted of murder.

In this activity, you'll be asked the same question multiple times, and, based on your responses, presented with five different arguments that may challenge your point of view. Keep in mind that the activity is designed to react to your point of view as if it is an "interactive devil's advocate."

At the end, you will be asked to cast your final vote.

Do you think the death penalty should be used
as a form of punishment for those who take a life?
YES  |  NO

Teachers: Find out how to use this provocative exercise in the classroom.


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