Death Penalty

The death penalty is currently used in 31 states, and banned in 19 states. See more info at the Death Penalty Information Center.

Where death penalty is used:

Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nevada
New Hampshire
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Virginia
Washington
Wyoming

ALSO
– U.S. Gov’t
– U.S. Military

Where death penalty is not used:

Alaska
Connecticut
Hawaii
Illinois
Iowa
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Dakota
Rhode Island
Vermont
West Virginia
WisconsinALSO
Dist. of Columbia