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Death Penalty Laws Won't Be Enough Without Properly Implementing Anti-Perjury Laws

People do have their valid concern that death penalty may kill innocent people. Don't we have a concern that everyday tools like kitchen knives, hammers or sledgehammers can be used to commit murder? We all do have those valid concerns yet we don't ban those objects but instead we only punish people when they're misused. The death penalty is just like the use of the gun. You use the gun to defend yourself or others from harm then that's the good use. If you use your gun to commit murder then you must be convicted of murder. So what does the Bible say about death penalty's possibility of killing innocent people? Here's the Bible's recommendation for those guilty of perjury:
Deuteronomy 19:16-19 
If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong; then both the men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests and the judges, which shall be in those days; and the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold, if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother; then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to have done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you.

The Bible is serious about perjury and doesn't treat it like a light crime. Any false accusation that could lead to an innocent person's death is not a laughing or light matter. It's so stupid how people think that perjury should be treated lightly while complaining innocent people go to jail or get wrongfully executed. If you want incidents of innocent people going to jail will be greatly lessened then you must impute the false accusation towards the one caught lying in court. If people who lie in court about innocent people to be guilty of sins worthy of death were put to death as God prescribes then people will be afraid to commit perjury. If corrupt judges who take bribes from people intending to get innocent people wrongfully executed were also getting executed then there will be much less innocent people getting executed by mistake.

Is God's death penalty law executing people for the sake of executing them? No, there's a proper due process and part of that proper due process is dealing harshly with perjury. Let's just say that false witnesses accuse an innocent person of murder and rape. These people should not be allowed to just get a "slap in the wrist" or just get 30 or more in jail. That wouldn't be so frightening compared to if these false witnesses will be charged with attempted murder and may either get life imprisonment or the death penalty. If false witnesses related to severe accusations that could get the ultimate penalty get their sins imputed unto them then just imagine how perjury cases will drop at a huge level. God set that rule against perjury to protect innocent people.

This doesn't mean that everyone who gets charged with perjury will be charged with attempted or frustrated murder. If the false accusation could have convicted the person to a lesser form of punishment like short jail time then that would be the punishment. If the false accusation would have led the person to be wrongfully executed then that offense should be considered as attempted or frustrated murder. No one should be allowed to get away with perjury and their false accusation must be imputed to them as a warning to the public that lying in court is no small thing.


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