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You Are A

Absolute Abolitionist

There is no method of execution that is okay with you. That puts you in a group with 22.5% of the people in the Death Penalty Study who were classified as absolute abolitionists. You are joined by 3.9% of people who are de fact abolitionists. That totals 26.4% of all people in the study.


De facto abolitionists are people who said they were okay with one or more methods of execution — or said they were unsure. They were then asked about 9 methods of execution used in the U.S. and around the world.



Execution methods included two kinds of lethal injection, the electric chair, the gas chamber, hanging, firing squads, a single bullet through the head, beheading, and stoning. None of these methods was okay with de facto abolitionists.


Don't think of yourself as an absolute abolitionist? You (and other abolitionists) are grouped together by actions you do not support (executions) which may or may not square with your opinions. To learn more about your opinions vs. your actions, click here.

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