Without a doubt I would. The death penalty is an abhorrent and brutal punishment, and must be stopped.
There is no such thing as a "painless and quick" execution. I've heard time and again stories of inmates lying for agonizing minutes while the poison of lethal injection courses through their veins. Electrocution can and has failed many times to end the life of its victims in a timely and humane manner. The gas chamber slowly suffocates its victims. In addition to this, studies have shown time and again that the trial process alone costs more than life imprisonment due to the amount of evidence and deliberation required for such a ruling. Some may believe that convicted killers and rapists deserve no better, but facing a lifetime of confinement left with only their conscience for company is already severe enough.
That is why I believe personally that the laws of my country, which abolished the death penalty thirty years ago, are the most logical and correct, and will continue to be honored into the future.
Councillor for Embria