Death Penalty and the three Branches of Government Essay

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I’m going to talk to you about the death penalty and how it associates with the three branches of government. I will also talk to you about how the death penalty affected people’s lives from the past to present day. The death penalty is the process by which you are sentenced to death for a foul crime the person has committed, whether that crime is murder, espionage, treason, or military justice. Other crimes, like sexual crimes have death penalties for rape, adultery, incest, and sodomy while militaries death penalty crimes are cowardice, desertion, insubordination, and mutiny. In some parts around the world, death penalty is called capital punishment because of the many controversy in many parts of the world.
For the executive branch, Barack Obama, in 1996 opposed the death penalty, so he wrote the memoir called The Audacity of Hope in an attempt to cease the death penalty. Unfortunaly in 2004 when Obama ran for US senate, he saw the death penalty as a way of giving those justice for the foul crimes that those have been committed of. Not many people know what changed his mind after he ran for US senate, but the people who might know say that he committed that the system was a way to express the pain and outrage that those have felt so that it could bring them redemption and retribution to those who have hurt them. This part of the branch effects people in a way that the committed person either gets to walk off or get sent to death, which people now start to argue about…