Support for the Death Penalty (April 2021)

Support for the Death Penalty (April 2021)

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Strongly support40%
Somewhat support23%
Somewhat oppose12%
Strongly oppose13%
Don’t know/No opinion12%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support23%34%58%
Somewhat support22%19%25%
Somewhat oppose20%8%5%
Strongly oppose24%13%4%
Don’t know/No opinion10%27%8%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support14%28%26%
Somewhat support33%22%17%
Somewhat oppose18%25%19%
Strongly oppose27%15%27%
Don’t know/No opinion8%10%11%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support52%57%61%
Somewhat support23%27%25%
Somewhat oppose6%8%4%
Strongly oppose7%5%2%
Don’t know/No opinion11%3%7%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support16%35%59%
Somewhat support21%22%25%
Somewhat oppose22%13%4%
Strongly oppose31%8%4%
Don’t know/No opinion10%22%8%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support17%12%20%
Somewhat support27%24%11%
Somewhat oppose25%22%20%
Strongly oppose16%37%37%
Don’t know/No opinion15%4%13%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support40%59%67%
Somewhat support27%31%17%
Somewhat oppose6%5%3%
Strongly oppose14%2%2%
Don’t know/No opinion13%4%11%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support41%37%40%
Somewhat support25%17%21%
Somewhat oppose11%18%8%
Strongly oppose15%13%9%
Don’t know/No opinion7%15%21%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support48%33%
Somewhat support23%23%
Somewhat oppose10%13%
Strongly oppose10%16%
Don’t know/No opinion9%15%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support37%41%41%
Somewhat support21%24%23%
Somewhat oppose13%13%7%
Strongly oppose19%12%8%
Don’t know/No opinion10%9%22%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support27%33%48%47%
Somewhat support16%24%24%26%
Somewhat oppose14%12%10%13%
Strongly oppose18%18%10%9%
Don’t know/No opinion25%13%9%4%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support39%45%43%50%32%30%
Somewhat support10%18%21%16%30%30%
Somewhat oppose11%11%11%8%14%14%
Strongly oppose5%7%14%9%18%21%
Don’t know/No opinion35%19%11%17%6%4%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support52%38%33%22%
Somewhat support21%24%28%21%
Somewhat oppose7%11%17%18%
Strongly oppose10%9%17%24%
Don’t know/No opinion10%18%6%14%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support54%45%23%30%
Somewhat support22%25%25%10%
Somewhat oppose5%12%19%9%
Strongly oppose7%9%27%8%
Don’t know/No opinion12%9%6%43%

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