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February 16th, 2018 
Harvey Birdman
Poll #2078404 Death Penalty

Do you support the imposition of the death penalty for murder?

Yes
2(11.1%)
Only in some circumstances
5(27.8%)
No, not at all
11(61.1%)

In which of the following circumstances do you think the death penalty should be imposed?

For convicted serial killers
6(12.2%)
For persons who commit multiple murders such as mass shootings
6(12.2%)
For persons who murder a child or children
3(6.1%)
For persons who murder a police officer
2(4.1%)
For persons who murder a prison guard
1(2.0%)
For anyone who commits a pre-meditated murder
4(8.2%)
For anyone who commits murder in the course of a robbery
2(4.1%)
For anyone who commits murder of a victim that he or she has sexually assaulted
5(10.2%)
For anyone who commits murder when fleeing the commission of a serious crime
2(4.1%)
For anyone who commits murder while escaping or attempting to escape from lawful custody
1(2.0%)
For someone who kills another person while driving drunk or high
1(2.0%)
For persons who assassinate the leader of a country
2(4.1%)
For persons who murder someone where the murder is motivated by reason of prejudice on account of race, creed, color or sexual orientation
3(6.1%)
For all persons who commit murder, no matter the circumstances
1(2.0%)
The death penalty is never justified
10(20.4%)

Which of the following statements do you agree with

The death penalty should never be imposed because there is always the possibility that the person is wrongly convicted.
9(30.0%)
The death penalty should not be imposed if the person has mental health issues, even if legally sane at the time of the murder
2(6.7%)
The death penalty should not be imposed because there is no humane way of putting someone to death
5(16.7%)
Giving someone the death penalty means that the society which imposes the sentence is also a murderer
5(16.7%)
If a person pleads guilty to the murder and there is no trial, he or she should be spared the death penalty
2(6.7%)
Sparing the death penalty should not be used as part of a plea bargain, even if there are weaknesses in the case.
0(0.0%)
Sparing the death penalty should be used as part of a plea bargain only if there are weaknesses in the case.
2(6.7%)
I don't agree with any of the previous statements.
5(16.7%)

Do you think that the death penalty deters people from committing murder?

Yes
0(0.0%)
It does for some people
3(16.7%)
No
15(83.3%)
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