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Marylanders continue to favor death penalty

The death penalty has sparked intense debate in Maryland in recent years -- but attitudes among residents haven't changed much. Sixty percent of Marylanders favor use of the death penalty for people convicted of murder, while 32 percent are opposed, according to a new Washington Post poll. Those figures don't...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  May 11, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Death penalty , Maryland  
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On eve of execution, Virginians broadly support penalty

With John Allen Muhammad, the mastermind of the 2002 D.C. sniper attacks, scheduled to be executed tomorrow, Virginia voters are broadly in favor of the death penalty for those convicted of murder, according to new data from a Washington Post poll.

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  November 9, 2009; 1:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
Categories:  Crosstabs , Death penalty , Virginia  
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