In US, Support for Death Penalty Is Strong

Most industrialized nations have stopped executing criminals. But the death penalty is still legal in many parts of the United States.

Public opinion studies show that support for the death penalty among Americans is lower than it once was. But it remains strong — at around 60 percent. However, the same surveys show that even death penalty supporters have concerns about the justice system and the way executions are carried out.

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