How much does a bullet cost?
March 29, 2010 9:55am CST
[i]http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/03/27/just-cost-death-penalty-killer-state-budgets/?test=latestnews Capital murder trials and death row boondoggles are wreaking havoc on budgets across the country as many states are now rethinking the death penalty, which is enormously costly and rarely imposed even after successful prosecutions. Every time a killer is sentenced to die, a school closes. That is the broad assessment of a growing number of studies taking a cold, hard look at how much the death penalty costs in the 35 states that still have it.[/i] This is not meant as a discussion on the right or wrong of capital punishment, but the why of the cost. I think I could kill somebody pretty dead for less than 10 bucks. What is your opinion?