Three-in-five Americans believe capital punishment is the preferable approach to punish convicted murderers.
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Support for a new regulation is highest in Alberta, and lowest in British Columbia.
Respondents in Britain are less likely to find medical testing on animals and clothing made of animal fur as “morally acceptable.”
Most respondents who support the death penalty believe it would serve as a deterrent for potential murderers.
While most respondents support capital punishment for murderers, half believe life imprisonment without parole is more suitable.
Only 12 per cent of respondents in the country think capital punishment is never appropriate.
More than half of respondents think capital punishment would be a better approach to deal with convicted murderers than life imprisonment.
Four-in-five respondents believe innocent people have been executed in the United States.
Americans of all political stripes have a similar moral compass on issues such as contraception, divorce and infidelity, but some striking differences become evident when their party allegiance is assessed, a new Angus Reid Public Opinion poll has found.
(Angus Reid Global Monitor) – Many people in Russia think capital punishment should be fully re-instated and applied, according to a poll by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center. 44 per cent of respondents share this opinion.