Support For Capital Punishment Remains Persistently Strong

Since 2013, there has been no discernible change in public opinion vis-à-vis the death penalty, the recent botched execution of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma notwithstanding. Sixty-one percent are still morally comfortable with executing criminals convicted of heinous and monstrous crimes, according to a new Gallup study:


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