"In the case of Troy Davis, we've seen many staunch supporters of the death penalty say they're opposed in this particular case because of the technicalities. But why do we see our values align more with countries like Iran and China, than our Western, European allies, where the death penalty has long been abolished. The … Continue reading Death Penalty: Why Do Americans Support It?
Death Penalty For 13 Executions Cost 4 BILLION Dollars
"A new research paper conducted over three years by a senior California judge and a law professor, finds that the death penalty has cost California 4 billion dollars since it was reinstated in 1978. And that's for 13 executions that have been carried out since that time, which equal out to 308 million a person. … Continue reading Death Penalty For 13 Executions Cost 4 BILLION Dollars
US ranks 5th in Executions; With Iraq, China, Russia
"The United States was the only Western Democracy that executed prisoners last year, even as an increasing number of U.S. states are moving to abolish the death penalty, Amnesty International announced Monday."About the only nations still performing executions are the USA, China, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq and North Korea... Does that put us in good … Continue reading US ranks 5th in Executions; With Iraq, China, Russia