Death Penalty Facts – 60 Facts About the Death Penalty

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The Death Penalty Facts

In 2002, the U.S has the highest death row inmates with 3,682 imprisoned.

When compared to the last 3 decades, the year 2014 had the least number of executions.

In the year 2014, executions took place in only 7 states in U.S.

Texas conducted death sentence for 48 people in 1999.

Every year the average death sentence executed in Texas is 9.

In the past 5 years, no executions were carried out in the 31 states and the federal government of U.S.

More than 60% of the Americans endorse the capital punishment.

Lethal gas is produced by dropping sodium cyanide and potassium cyanide in hydrochloric acid.

In 2015, at least 1,634 people were executed in 25 countries in 2015.

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