# Pro Death Penalty
16 May 2019
In a tweet, when someone asked why 30 States still have death penalties, Ben Shapiro said
Because you can forfeit the right to life if you take another life, just as you can forfeit your right to liberty (this is called prison) by infringing on the liberty of another.
This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Ben Shapiro's views on 6 Jul 2022.