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In his recent address before congress, pope francis gave his support and encouragement to the call to abolish the death penalty in the united states in offering papal support to end capital punishment before the representatives of the american people, the pope raised the hope that america, a beacon of freedom and. History of the death penalty constitutionality of the death penalty in america depicts the history of abolition of capital punishment in the united states. The color of a defendant and victim's skin plays a crucial and unacceptable role in deciding who receives the death penalty in america laws of the united states.