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because , Utah Republican built and capital punishment clear the house and Senate committees but died before can come to a vote a similar bill in the various currently in legislative limbo at your death in fourteen Gallup poll shows Republican support for the death penalty remains strong seventy six percent but that number is down from eighty five percent in nineteen ninety four the death penalty is legal in thirty one states that executions have been on the decline for years in part due to long costly court battle in a scramble to secure actually , now groups like conservatives concerned about the death penalty are trying to convince their peers system is too expensive and not effective , their first victory in two thousand fifteen Nebraska became the first majority Republican state to repeal the death penalty North Dakota in nineteen seventy three