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Most in favour of introducing death penalty in Australia

OF THE 58 people who have voted in our poll on the death penalty, 63% are in favour of changing Australia's laws to allow criminals to be put to death.

Chronicle journalists Carlie Walker and Roderick Makim ignited the death penalty debate with their columns, published on Monday, arguing both sides of the issue.

The poll is open until 5pm on Wednesday for anyone who still wants to vote.

To read the columns, click here.

Should the law in Australia be changed to allow the death penalty?

This poll ended on 13 March 2013.

Yes - 64%

No - 35%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

Topics:  australia, death penalty, debate, journalists




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