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Report: Death Sentences Decline, But Public Still Divided On Capital Punishment05:52

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A report issued Wednesday by the Death Penalty Information Center shows that 2016 saw the fewest executions since 1991. And the 10-year trend shows that decline is long-term.

But the results of death penalty-related issues on the ballot in November shows there are still deep public divisions on this issue.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Robert Dunham (@rdunhamdpic), executive director of DPIC (@dpinfoctr), about the report.

This segment aired on December 21, 2016.


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