70%
Yes
30%
No
57%
Yes
26%
No
13%
Yes, but only for horrific crimes with undeniable evidence
2%
No, too many people are innocently convicted
1%
Yes, but the victim’s family should decide the punishment
2%
No, spending life in prison is a harsher sentence

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 @cryingleftist from Texas answered…4yrs4Y

 @8CGS9HS from New Jersey answered…4yrs4Y

 @4WVPX4Lfrom Virginia answered…4yrs4Y

No. Some people deserve to die. In fact, let's expand it to include child molesters, corrupt politicians, and the jerk who steals my parking space.

 @4Z3Q5XRfrom California answered…4yrs4Y

Yes and all death row prisoners should give up all rights and we should use body parts of all death row convicts as needed to save the lives of law abiding citizens

 @4WVVP9Gfrom Ohio answered…4yrs4Y

 @5F2HBVHfrom New York answered…4yrs4Y

For fascists and pedophiles, but it should be done on a community-based protocol, not through the federal government.

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