Have the worst criminals forfeited their right to life? Or is the death penalty an abuse of human rights? Should all lives be valued equally, even those of convicted murderers? Some people argue that a life sentence in prison can be a worse prospect that the death penalty. It's time to consider Both Sides of the Story. The Both Sides of the Story series explores the major global debates of our time from two opposing viewpoints. Each book investigates the facts behind the headlines, the history behind current trends and the latest hot topics.