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After their review of available evidence, the National Research Council determined that research to date

▸ suggests that capital punishment deters many people considering first degree murder but only a few of those considering second degree murder and manslaughter.

▸ clearly shows that the death penalty has a deterrent effect on homicide rates.

▸ cannot conclusively determine whether capital punishment decreases, increases, or has no effect on homicide rates.

▸ indicates that the death penalty effectively deters women, but cannot be said to deter men from committing first degree murder.
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cannot conclusively determine whether capital punishment decreases, increases, or has no effect on homicide rates.
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