It's worth visiting The Cage and checking out the full paper, and the comments section.
“Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?”
Somewhat favor: 29%
Strongly favor: 36%
Another random subset of whites was asked:
“Some people say that the death penalty is unfair because most of the people who are executed are African-Americans. Do you favor or oppose the death penalty for persons convicted of murder?”
Somewhat favor: 25%
Strongly favor: 52%
Thursday, December 06, 2007
From The Monkey Cage, a new blog worth popping in on now and again if you have any interest in links to some of the most recent (and most interesting?) research coming (mostly) from politcal scientists.