U.S. Ranks 5th in Capital Punishment Worldwide

U.S. Ranks 5th in Capital Punishment Worldwide

In an Amnesty International Report, America's 43 executions in 2011 placed it behind only China, Iran, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia. Perhaps this report, coupled with the still-fresh memory of Troy Davis, may spur some change. 34 states still have the death penalty.

But this just sounds worse than it actually is...right? 

[via Huffington Post]

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Tags: execution, u.s., amnesty-international
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