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The Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) recently released its 2012 year-end report highlighting a record decrease in new death sentences as well as other signs that the public continues to turn away from capital punishment. This trend points to important opportunities for those of us committed to replacing the death penalty with supports and services that better serve victims’ needs and that prevent violence in the first place.
The narrow defeat of Proposition 34 in California on November 6th shows considerable decline of support for the death penalty. Read the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) press statement here.
It is official – no one will be sentenced to death in North Carolina in 2012! You can read about it in this News & Observer article – No one sentenced to death in North Carolina this year