Why is the US turning away from the death penalty?

In yesterday’s edition of the Taipei Times, Decca Aitkenhead explored the growing success of the anti-death-penalty lobby. Today, Aitkenhead discovers how the lobby must compromise on its rhetoric to win people over to its cause.

According to NCADP’s David Elliot, “you see that the death penalty is literally withering on the vine.”

You can read the two part article online:
Part One
Part Two

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