Originally Posted by poutanen
Yeah, there are those that say it is not a deterrent because people of this mindset do not fear death.
You don't put down a vicious dog to deter other dogs. You put it down so it doesn't attack anyone else. It's not revenge, it's cleanup.
I told my kids, "Someday, you'll have kids of your own." One of them said, "So will you."
-- Rodney Dangerfield.