The United States Of The Death Penalty

894 Words Jul 7th, 2016 4 Pages
The United States of America has been influenced by the Britain’s use of death penalty when Europeans first settled into the new world. Majority of the states still carry out executions, and there are hundreds of people that are on a death row sentence. The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and Criminal Justice Legal Foundation are two opposing organizations. The NCADP is against the death penalty while the CJLF is for the death penalty.
The National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, is an organization that was founded in 1976, which mission is to abolish the death penalty in the United States and support efforts to abolish the death penalty worldwide. The website has a detailed information about the organization explaining who they are, stating their mission, vision, goals, accomplishments, and also having a pdf file of the organization’s brochure. The website also provides information about the key problems that deal with death penalty, which are racial biases, innocence, cost, victims and their families, and harm to prison workers. All these key problems have resources and citations to where the information has been received, providing evidence. There is also a state by state information as it shows the stats of each states death penalty activity of how many people were executed, number of innocent people freed from death penalty, and the current number of people on death row now. The data was last updated from October 2015, so it is somewhat up to…
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