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Apr 17, 2015

National Polls Show Historic Declines in Support for Death Penalty

(Click image to enlarge) Polls released this week by Pew Research Center and CBS News show that pub­lic sup­port for the death penal­ty has declined to near his­toric lows. Both polls report­ed that 56% of Americans sup­port the death penalty. …

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Feb 14, 2014

Pew Poll Shows Sharp Drop in Death Penalty Support

Support for the death penal­ty has fall­en sharply by 23 per­cent­age points since 1996, reach­ing its low­est lev­el in almost two decades, accord­ing to a recent poll by the