"Thus far, long-term sentences have failed to prove an active detterant for crime. "
That's why I'd make it as unpleasant as possible for them. A lifetime of sorting through garbage just to pay for your 'accommodation' would put off anyone. At the moment it's just a big, free hotel.
"Do any of you think a mass murderer who gunned down 36 people including a mother holding her baby desrves a second chance?"
No, I think he should go and have a horrible remaining life in prison. I don't think execution would help anyone, apart from the criminal. After all, some of these guys are suicidal anyway, so it's hardly a deterrant.
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