Entries tagged with “Gallup

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Oct 23, 2014

Death Penalty Support Remains Near 40-Year Low

In a Gallup poll released on October 23, sup­port for the death penal­ty was 63%, remain­ing with­in the mar­gin of error of a 40-year low of 60% last year. These results rep­re­sent a dra­mat­ic shift in Americans’ views on the death pena…

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Oct 26, 2016

Gallup Poll: Support for Death Penalty at Lowest Level Since 1972

Support for the death penal­ty in the United States is at its low­est lev­el since November 1972, accord­ing to a Gallup poll released October 25. Gallup report­ed that 60% of respon­dents said they sup­port cap­i­tal pun­ish­ment — off one per­cent­age point fr…

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Oct 26, 2017

GALLUP POLL: Support for Death Penalty in U.S. Falls to a 45-Year Low

Americans’ sup­port for the death penal­ty has dipped to a lev­el not seen in 45 years,” accord­ing to the results of the 2017 Gallup poll released on October 26. Gallup report­ed that, in a nation­wide sur­vey of 1,028 adults polled Oc…