When i went to the ark Essay

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Alex Needelman

College Writing

Mr. Breig

12/09/13

Life after Death

Human rights has been a controversial issue because it is very difficult to draw the line between the rights of an individual versus the rights of a group as a whole. At the same time, we accept the fact that while all humans are entitled to protection of natural, basic rights, there are always limits on these rights. The best example is the generally accepted principle that when one infringes on the rights of another (for example murder), they forfeit their own claim to such rights. These people are condemned to different levels of punishment according to the law. This punishment can range from community service, a few days in jail, years in prison, or the death penalty. Despite the issues of morality and efficiency, It should be acceptable to infringe on the rights of death row inmates by using them for medical testing in order to save a…