Paroles d'Américains
12H57 - mercredi 31 octobre 2012

Thibault Boucher, French & Californian, 20, Against


I really hope that Proposition 34 will be accepted by Californians. Death penalty is clearly not acceptable for a state of law and a democracy like the USA. I am convinced that a vote repealing death penalty in California would influence other States and could lead to a national repeal of death penalty in the USA. It would not only benefit some prisoners, it would benefit human rights.

Nathanael Mion , 21, French, Against

I think the US will eventually abolish capital punishment. A society, any society, has to put itself above the common feelings for revenge. It cannot take revenge on itself.

John Eastwood, American, 43, Against DP

The death penalty should be abolished, and I believe that it will be done on a state-by-state basis instead of on a national level unless the U.S. Supreme Court changes. Why? First,…

Oglesbee Phoebe, 22, American, Don’t know

Capital punishment is a hard thing to abolish completely. While life imprisonment without parole is a preferable solution from a humanitarian standpoint, is it really the lesser of the two evils when…

Kyden Creekpaum, 31, American, Pro

I am horrified that innocent people have been sentenced to death for crimes they did not commit, and applaud the Innocence Project and others working to free the wrongly convicted. However, I…

Cara MAESANO, 36, American, Against

I am against the death penalty. For members of society who need special help or need to be isolated in order to keep from harming others, there are other options. There can…