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Executions For What?

This is a poll about executions - and how they ought to be conducted.
Should there be executions when a crime has been committed?
Yes
No
If there ought to be executions, who should decide the penalty?
A judge
A jury unanimously
A jury majority
An appeals court
How should executions be carried out?
In Public
In Private with jail officials only
In Private but with Jury and Victim families and representatives of the public (up to 300)
On TV
What method of execution ought to be used?
Gas
Electrocution
Beheading (sword)
Beheading (guillotine)
Hanging
Garrotting
Chinese WAter Torture
Firing Squad
Lethal Injection
Ought there be any punishment prior to execution?
Yes, solitary
Yes, caning
Yes, surgical removal of sexual ogans
No
What ought to be the dress code for execution?
Naked
Shorts only
pants, shirt, boots
dress suit and tie
prisoners own clothes
prison jumpsuit
How soon should execution follow sentencing?
Six months to permit criminal to understand crime
One month to permit other punishments
Two weeks to permit appeals
Three days to permit last letters
Next morning
Led from courtroom to site of execution
What ought to be donw with the body?
Autopsy and then thrown in hole at site of execution
Pine box in hole at site of prison
Formal burial service at prison and buried in prison graveyard
released to family
sent to university for medical research
What visitors ought to be permitted prior to execution?
Lawyers only
Lawyers and spiritual advisors
Family until next to last day
None
What crimes ought to be treated with the death penalty?
Murder premeditated
Murder of any type
Rape
Drugs
Major crimes against property
All of the above
Should there be restrictions on executing because of
Age
Mental capacity
Intent
Gender
All above
None
If there ought to be restrictions by age, it ought to be:
For those under age 10
For those under age 14
For those under age 16
For those under age 18
For those over age 70
No restriction on age of criminal
If there are to be restrictions on mental capacity, they should be
For those with IQ below 50
For those with IQ below 70
For those with IQ below 100
None
Ought there be restrictions to ensure executees match the proportion of population by race, gender, etc.
Yes
No
Females should be given special consideration if they are
Pregnant
Nursing
Menstrating
All
None
There ought to be equal numbers of females and males executed
Yes
No
It should depend on crimes
This poll was created on 2002-03-07 13:03:01 by noosedj