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Ariel Edwards-Levy

Americans Support SCOTUS's Death Penalty Ruling, But Have Complicated Feelings About The Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

Americans generally agree with the Supreme Court's decision last week to uphold Oklahoma's use of a controversial lethal injection drug, a new poll fi...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Most Americans Want Their State To Allow The Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Most Americans don't want to see their state follow in Nebraska's footsteps and ban executions, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds, but the degree to wh...

It's Easier To Say Don't Kill Dzhokhar Tsarnaev If It's Not Up To You, Poll Suggests

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.23.2015 | Crime

In theory, people in Massachusetts don't favor the death penalty, even for the Boston Marathon bomber. But a new survey suggests that in practice, man...

Emily Swanson

Painfully Botched Executions Don't Shake Broad Support For The Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics

Americans claim they don't want those condemned to death to suffer needlessly, but recent news of painfully botched lethal injections has not shaken t...

Emily Swanson

Americans Favor The Death Penalty -- But Only If It's Done A Certain Way

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Most Americans favor the death penalty as a punishment for people convicted of murder, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. But the poll also find...

Death Penalty Losing Support Among Younger Christians

Religion News Service | Jonathan Merritt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

(RNS) One day after the state of Ohio executed a man for murder (Jan. 16), a new poll shows younger Christians are not as supportive of the death pena...

Support For Death Penalty Falls To 40-Year Low: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Support for the death penalty is the lowest it's been since 1972, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday afternoon. A majority of Americans --...