Most Americans Support Death Penalty

Do you believe in capital punishment, that is the death penalty, or are you opposed to it?

2008 2003
Believe in it 63% 69%
Opposed to it 30% 22%
Not sure / Refused 7% 9%

Source: Harris Interactive
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 1,010 American adults, conducted from Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 2008. No margin of error was provided.

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