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Sep 29, 2016 ... The share of Americans who support the death penalty for persons convicted of murder is now at its lowest point in more than four decades.


Apr 17, 2015 ... A majority of Americans support the death penalty, though that number is falling. Most Americans are also pretty sure innocent people might be ...


Oct 25, 2016 ... Americans' basic support for the death penalty is essentially the same as last year, at 60%, but remains down from the prior two decades.


Pros and cons of the death penalty and capital punishment. ... Does Christianity Support the Death Penalty? Does Hinduism Support the Death Penalty?


Dec 9, 2016 ... Put another way, to sentence killers like those described above to less than .... " Those in support of abolishing the death penalty point to the ...


NATIONAL POLLS. (The Evolution of Public Opinion on Capital Punishment). National Polls Show Historic Declines in Support for Death Penalty. Polls released ...


Nov 7, 2016 ... The four ballot initiatives on the death penalty this year -- one apiece in Nebraska and Oklahoma, and two separate measures in California ...


Since society has the highest interest in preventing murder, it should use the strongest punishment available to deter murder, and that is the death penalty.


Despite strong public support for capital punishment, federal, state, and local officials must continually ensure that its implementation rigorously upholds ...