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Friday, August 28, 2015

What America Thinks: Colorado Shooter Given Life

A judge this week sentenced Aurora, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes to life in prison. Holmes is fortunate Americans in general weren’t his judge and jury. Most Americans have long said the man who killed 12 and wounded 70 three years ago should receive the death penalty. Only 25% disagreed. Most Americans continue to favor capital punishment, although they’re evenly divided over whether it helps to deter crime.