Issue: Death PenaltyRSS

(05/14/13) -

Support for Death Penalty in U.S. Surges After Boston Bombings

Three-in-five Americans believe capital punishment is the preferable approach to punish convicted murderers.

(03/20/13) -

Three-in-Five Canadians Would Bring Back Death Penalty

Support for a new regulation is highest in Alberta, and lowest in British Columbia.

(01/31/13) -

Americans More Morally Conservative Than Canadians and Britons

Respondents in Britain are less likely to find medical testing on animals and clothing made of animal fur as “morally acceptable.”

(09/27/12) -

Two Thirds of Britons Would Bring Back Capital Punishment

Most respondents who support the death penalty believe it would serve as a deterrent for potential murderers.

(02/08/12) -

Canadians Hold Conflicting Views on the Death Penalty

While most respondents support capital punishment for murderers, half believe life imprisonment without parole is more suitable.

(10/04/11) -

Most Americans Prefer the Death Penalty for Convicted Murderers

Only 12 per cent of respondents in the country think capital punishment is never appropriate.

(08/23/11) -

Most Britons Support Reinstating the Death Penalty for Murder

More than half of respondents think capital punishment would be a better approach to deal with convicted murderers than life imprisonment.

(11/09/10) -

Americans Support Punishing Murder with the Death Penalty

Four-in-five respondents believe innocent people have been executed in the United States.

(10/11/10) -

Political Allegiance Shaped by Stance on Moral Issues in U.S.

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.

(02/19/10) -

Two-in-Five Russians Would Rely on Death Penalty

(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.