Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Murders Decline


Interesting op-ed by UNC Professor Frank Baumgartner (left) from the News and Observer about how the murder rate continues to decline, despite 3 years with no executions.

Interestingly (and despite the death penalty's claimed deterrent effects), the murder rate has continued to decline for years as the death penalty has been used less and less frequently.

Read more here.

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