Sunday, August 12, 2018

11 states have used the death penalty within thte past 5 years

11 states that have the death penalty haven’t used it in more than a decade.  (Pew Research,  8/10/2018)
Overall, 31 states, the federal government and the U.S. military authorize the death penalty, while 19 states and the District of Columbia do not, according to the Death Penalty Information Center, an information clearinghouse that has been critical of capital punishment.

The 19 states that do not have the death penalty

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