Survey: Most Americans agree death penalty may kill innocent people — but still support it

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2015
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Most supporters of the death penalty agree with one of the major arguments against it, according to a new survey by the Pew Research Center.

The survey of 1,500 US adults, conducted in March, found nearly two-thirds of Americans who favor the death penalty agree there's a risk it will kill innocent people — one of the major reasons some Americans oppose capital punishment.

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