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March 2005 - in roper v simmons, the united states supreme court ruled that the death penalty for those who had committed their crimes under 18 years of age was cruel and unusual punishment december 2007 - the new jersey general assembly votes to become the first state to legislatively abolish capital punishment since it was re. Capital punishment: an overview of christian perspectives capital punishment issue brief an overview of christian perspectives. The word capital in capital punishment refers to a person's head in the past, people were often executed by severing their head from their body today, in the us, prisoners on death row are generally executed by lethal injection the united states is one of the very few industrialized countries in the world which continues to execute criminals.
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