According to a recent Pew Research Center poll, public support for the death penalty is near a 50-year low in the United States, with just under half of Americans now supporting capital punishment.
When they go to the polls next month, Californians will have a choice between ending their state’s death penalty, or keeping it with some changes. It's a big issue in a state that has the largest number of people on death row in the country.
Saul Gonzalez from Here & Now contributor KCRW went to California's San Quentin Prison to talk with men on death row about life behind bars.
This segment aired on October 21, 2016.