Slight U.S. Majority Supports Death Penalty

Slight U.S. Majority Supports Death Penalty

A slight majority (54%) of U.S. adults support the death penalty, according to a Gallup report published Nov. 19. This rate is essentially unchanged in recent years – declining two points since 2018 – and it is the lowest level of support since 1972 when 50% affirmed...
Why You Need to Reconsider Death Penalty Now

Why You Need to Reconsider Death Penalty Now

The former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court was convinced to oppose the death penalty. This was more than 15 years ago and resulted from the efforts I and others carried out to educate people about why the death penalty was problematic, ineffective...
What It Takes to Reform Broken Prison System

What It Takes to Reform Broken Prison System

We can’t keep doing the same things over and over while crossing our fingers hoping for a different outcome. A chapel speaker during my high school years put it this way, “If we always do what we’ve always done, we’ll always get what we’ve always got.” This insight...