Based on 2006 Poll
Blacks are 13% of U.S. population yet 42% are death row inmates
Over 90% on death row cannot afford their own attorney
There were 43 U.S. executions in 2011 and a 56% decline since 1999
Among Catholics, only 48% support the death penalty. Church goers and younger Catholics are less likely to support it.
"Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey"
Number of Executions Since 1976
Number of Executions before 1976
Current Death Row Population
(Texas: 254, Florida: 396)
Women on Death Row
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