The death penalty is currently legal in 32 states, yet American support for capital punishment has fallen to its lowest point in over 40 years. Researchers credit the drop in support to numerous high-profile exonerations of death row inmates. Capital punishment is also costly and hasn't been shown to deter crime. But proponents argue it is morally just to kill those who commit heinous crimes, and executing criminals gives closure to the families of the victims. What do you think? ⚖️
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