A 2011 study found that California has spent more than $4 billion on capital
punishment since it was reinstated in 1978 and that death penalty trials are 20
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May 3, 2013 ... Read little known facts in the death penalty debate. All the facts are sourced and
linked to supporting information.
"Executing the mentally retarded is senseless cruelty. Even strong death penalty
supporters recognize that capital punishment is wrong for people with the mind ...
Apr 6, 2016 ... China remained the world's top executioner – but the true extent of the use of the
death penalty in China is unknown as this data is considered ...
May 28, 2015 ... Nebraska this week became the 19th state to ban the death penalty – a practice
that a majority of Americans still support, but in declining ...
There are currently over 121 people in Oregon who have received this sentence.
The death penalty puts innocent lives at risk. Since the reinstatement of the ...
Apr 13, 2013 ... Here are five of the most interesting death penalty facts from last year: ... Having a
severe attitude toward the death penalty is only natural when ...
Apr 7, 2015 ... Editor's Note: This article was first published on April 7. On May 15, surviving
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to ...
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... In the U.S., more than 3,200 people live on death row. Since 1976, when the ...