Evidence Does Not Support Death Penalty As Deterrent

By Sacramento Bee, on 1 January 2012

Ever since California added the death penalty to its penal code in the 1870s, supporters have argued that the threat of executions would make potential murderers think twice before committing heinous crimes.

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