In one of the States had abolished the death penalty – 24 Channel

В одному з штатів Америки скасували смертну кару - 24 Канал

In the us state of Washington has abolished the death penalty. The punishment was unconstitutional and “racially biased”.

It will be replaced to life imprisonment.

Currently in the prison are eight people sentenced to death.

Recall, Washington was 20, however it continues to be applied in the 30 U.S. States.

In accordance with the eighth amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the death penalty can be applied only to adult persons, guilty of murder with aggravating circumstances.

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