Ted Rall: The Death Penalty — Explained [cartoon]

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Why is the United States among the last industrialized counties to kill its convicted criminals? Ted Rall’s got a death penalty explanation for you …

aNewDomain — Facing the imminent expiration of its last stash of execution drugs, the state of Arkansas attempted to rush through multiple executions before they became what, too unsafe to kill someone with?

Capital punishment has never been less popular with the public, which makes it a good time to ask: why is the United States one of the few industrialized nations to still kill people while claiming the moral high ground?

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For aNewDomain, I’m Ted Rall.

About the author

Ted Rall

Based in New York, Ted Rall is aNewDomain’s chief commentator and a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. A Pulitzer nominee, Rall’s latest book is the NYT bestselling book, Trump: A Graphic Biography.
Support his work and see his toons first at his site on Petreon. Follow him on Twitter @tedrall