“death-penalty” Charts

If Justice is Colorblind, then Injustice Only Sees Color... »

There is an significant overrepresentation of nonwhites among those wrongly convicted of crimes. Even more unsettling, there is a particularly…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 600
Score: 4

Supporters of Death Penalty Admit to Some Dark Realities »

American supporters of the death penalty are largely in agreement that execution is morally justified in response to very serious…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 106
Score: 2

How Do We Kill? »

Interestingly, firing squads are not offered in any state as an option to the inmates (Oklahoma allows firing squads if…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 87
Score: 2

Not All Countries Have Abolished the Death Penalty »

In 2006, 1,591 executions happened in 25 countries while 91% of those executions happened in China, Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Sudan,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 72
Score: 2

Support for Death Penalty Dwindles »

Support for the death penalty for murderers has gradually continued to fall. Since the early 1990s, opposition to this extreme…

In These Times
by: In These Times
views: 90
Score: 2

Our Own Angel of Death: Texas on Top »

Texas executes a ridiculous amount of people, averaging 13.5 executions a year. There are four states that have only executed…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 79
Score: 1

Is Climate Change the Most Divisive Issue Ever? »

The Carsey Institute polled New Hampshire residents on a range of political, social and environmental issues. According to the Institute,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 66
Score: 1

Support for Human Cloning Nearly Doubled in Past Decade »

Though by no means mainstream, support for previously taboo moral issues such as polygamy and the cloning of humans has…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 44
Score: 1

Death Penalty Cases Have Cost California BIllions »

In 2012 Judge Arthur Alarcon and Professor Paula Mitchell attempted to estimate how much money death penalty cases have cost…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 177
Score: 1

Will the US Kill Off the Death Penalty? »

Popular support for the death penalty has fallen off precipitously across most of the political spectrum. Though universally unchallenged in…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 39

FBI Found to Have Lied in 95% of Certain Trials for Decades »

Considered a watershed in one of America's largest forensic scandals, an ongoing investigation of 268 federal court trials has found…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 69

Americans Continue to Vigorously Defend State Executions »

Over 6 in 10 Americans believe the death penalty is morally justified in every situation the state has decided to…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 48

Interracial Murder And The Death Penalty: The Disparity »

When it comes to interracial murders, black Americans are paying the price. According to the United States General Accounting Office,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 108

Support for Death Penalty Falling in the United States »

A slow downward trend in support for the death penalty from Americans aged 65+ to those aged 30-44 drops again…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 43

Death Penalties Among Top Executors »

Although many countries have abolished capital punishment, it is still common internationally. China tops the list of the ten highest…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 44

Americans and the Death Penalty: Are We Less Vindictive Now? »

In a 2014 open-ended survey completed by Americans that support the death penalty for murder convictions, it was found that…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 8

Americans Are Still In Favor Of The Death Penalty »

Over the years, Americans' support for the death penalty has varied. Nevertheless, the majority of Americans continue to favor the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 19

Eye For An Eye Makes The World Blind; Americans Don't Care »

When it comes to support for the Death Penalty, Americans choose to take revenge. According to Gallup, "an eye for…

Madinah Noorai
by: Madinah Noorai
views: 29

Institutional Racism: Will it ever end? »

Blacks are over-represented by over 200% when comparing the percent executed and their percentage in the population. They are the…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 65

Everyone Paying Equally for Death Penalty Abuse »

"Every year hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on the death penalty in the U.S., generated by a small…

Jillian Schweizer
by: Jillian Schweizer
views: 41