Trump Has Executed More Prisoners Than the Last 10 Presidents Combined
The Trump administration has executed more federal prisoners than any presidency since Franklin Roosevelt’s. Roosevelt was president for 12 years, and his total includes six saboteurs who were tried by a military commission. - ProPublica
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The National Academy of Sciences reports that at least 4.1 percent of defendants sentenced to death in the United States are innocent. At Honest Jobs, we believe that the death penalty is an antiquated and imperfect form of sentencing that must be reformed.