Skip to comments.Justice Department Pursues 'Strange' Probe of Execution Drug (a de facto freeze of executions)
Posted on 05/08/2011 11:16:37 AM PDT by UniqueViews
The Obama administration has launched a quiet campaign over the past two months to seize from local officials a key drug used in lethal injections -- part of a spreading investigation that has contributed to a de facto death penalty freeze in several states.
The investigation stems from concerns about the overseas source of the drug, though some question whether those concerns make a handy excuse to slow the pace of executions.
"States have death penalty laws, and the federal government is trying to make it harder for the states to execute those laws," Saunders said.
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Bring back the firing squad.
Executions are legal and limited to those convicted of very serious crimes. As long as the drug works reasonably fast and doesn’t cause agony while being injected, who cares what is in it or if it is “safe”? The criminal is supposed to die and not be cured of cancer or whatever. The drug’s origin or manufacturer is not relevant to this particular use.
The Obama administration has launched a quiet campaign over the past two months to seize from local officials a key drug used in lethal injections —
Sure, as part of his Death Care. Euthanize the no longer productive who are now burdens on the State.
bullets work very efficiently to enable an immediate death, are manufactured in the USA, are recyclable and are inexpensive.
I wish I could be surprised the Obama regime attacks the death penalty and opened another front in his war against the states.
They're even "green" now. This last week we had a story about lead-free bullets being tested.
Vicious murderers are the victims doncha know. But some how it’s ok for Zero to kill a terrorist without trial.
The only thing you need to know about Dummies is that if they don’t like a Law (Death Penalty) then they will find a backdoor way to thart the will of the People. Ideologues are mindless robots, slaves to their own dogma and to H with everyone else.
5 or 6 in the skull, from 6 inches. Since they don't have enough energy to punch thru two sides of a brain vault, and just bounce back and forth in the brain jello...
Just a little trivia.
A Single 12ga load of 00 to the back of the head will make sure the are dead and didn’t feel a thing.
One will do the job just fine! Location is everything!
This is a state issue. I like hanging on tv.
Once a bullet changes mediums during transit, Chaos Theory controls the path of travel. An 1/8 of an inch is the difference between a funeral home and a Grand Jury.
Empty the magazine. People have survived one bullet in the brain pan. Several reduces the chances on a geometric scale.
When you are concentrating on shot placement, you are like a pilot who's worried about replacing the engine fire bulb when the wing is burning.
The Mob uses lots of ammo. Respect the experience of the Pros.
Why not use the same drugs being prescribed by “assisted suicide” doctors?
Osama bin Laden’s death was the first time I saw the core base of the Democraphead Party cheer the death penalty.
Crank up Old Sparky.
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