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Most Americans support the death penalty. They also agree that an ...


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 ...

Solid Majority Continue to Support Death Penalty - Gallup


Oct 15, 2015 ... While the public has, with one exception, favored the death penalty over the 78 years Gallup has asked this question, support for the measure ...

Death Penalty ProCon.org


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

50 Facts About the Death Penalty | Death Penalty Information Center


Facts on Public Opinion. Public support for the death penalty reached a forty-year low in 2013, with 60% of Americans saying they support capital punishment.

Pro-death penalty.com


In 1985, 13-year-old Karen Patterson was shot to death in her bed in North Charleston, .... For the most part, people who support the death penalty do so quietly, ...

Hillary Clinton's Indefensible Stance on the Death Penalty


Mar 17, 2016 ... Clinton has been honing this response since at least November, when she tempered her long-held support for the death penalty at a ...

Why Americans Still Support The Death Penalty - Huffington Post


Sep 28, 2011 ... According to Gallup polling, support for the death penalty dropped just a point between 2009 and 2010, from 65 percent to 64 percent, well ...

Continued Majority Support for Death Penalty | Pew Research Center


Jan 6, 2012 ... Overview Public opinion about the death penalty has changed only modestly in recent years, but there continues to be far less support for the ...

American Support for Death Penalty Declining, Especially Among ...


Apr 16, 2015 ... A majority of Americans favor the death penalty for those convicted of murder, but support is at a 40-year low.

5 facts about the death penalty | Pew Research Center


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 ...

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Understanding Americans' Support for the Death Penalty - Gallup


According to a recent Gallup Poll News Release, roughly 7 in 10 Americans support the death penalty for those convicted of murder. In the last few years, ...

Deterrence (In Support of the Death Penalty)


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.

Public Opinion | Death Penalty Information Center


Haney said "support for the death penalty plummeted" to 29% if the life sentencing ... The poll results reflect a pattern of softening support for capital punishment ...