brian on 2005.12.02
at 10:02 am
The 1,000 US citizen since 1977 has been executed by his own government. 121 countries around the world have banned state-sactioned executions.
The top four countries who execute their own citizens are China, Vietnam, Iran, and the United States.
Additionally, 80% of executions are carried out by southern states. Texas has nearly triple the number of killed citizens, 354, for the next most deadly state, Virginia, 94. South Carolina will be executing its 35th citizen in a few days.
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