Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Is the end of the death penalty near?

Executions are at the lowest level in decades.  In the first half of 2016 there were 14 executions. Those executions occurred in Texas (6), Georgia (5), Alabama (1), Florida (1) and Missouri (1). You can read about each execution here.  
There are seven executions planned for the rest of the year, all in Texas according to the Death Penalty Information Center.
Twenty-one executions would be the fewest since 1992 when there were 14 executions and a fraction of the 98 executions carried out in 1999.
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