Skip to comments.Two executed in US with unapproved drugs
Posted on 10/09/2013 9:38:14 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
Two men were executed in the United States with a drug not yet approved by federal authorities.
In Texas, which has put to death more people than any other US state, prison authorities said Michael Yowell was pronounced dead at 7:11 pm.
Yowell was sentenced to death for killing his parents when he was 28 years old after stealing money from them to buy drugs. He had also opened a gas valve so that the house would explode.
In Arizona, 71-year-old Edward Schad died at 10:12 am.
Schad was sentenced to death for the 1978 murder of a 74-year-old whose corpse was found with a cord around its neck eight days after he left for a road trip.
Both Schad and Yowell were executed using a lethal injection with a new barbiturate customized by a compounding pharmacy.
The US Food and Drug Administration has not yet approved the drug.
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Then what's the problem, if any?
I’m sure bleach would be just as effective.
What about just using good old air? Embolism.
>> It seems the clinical trials for these drugs were successful.
Yep, and 100% of the control group — who were not administered the drug — did NOT die.
>> What about just using good old air? Embolism.
What about just sucking all the air out of their airtight bedroom some night when they least expect it?
No pain, no anxiety, no taxpayer cost.
Hey, they’d be getting better than their VICTIMS got...
When did they stop making good hemp rope?
Don’t they know that these “unapproved” drugs are unhealthy for those on death row? Hrumpf! Hrumpf!
How about copper-jacketed lead?
There seems to be plenty of clinical evidence of its effectiveness. Especially in the .30-06 variety.
The constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment.
It does not guarantee a painless execution.
We need to send those scheduled for execution to one of those “euthanasia” clinics in Switzerland. Maybe the commie libs will quit their b*tching.
There would be absolutely no pain or sensation.. hypoxia
Couldn’t we just give them an overdose of dihydrogen monoxide?
As a thought, could we just take them skydiving?
I can’t top that.
Well, I for one, sure approve of the drug.
Or how about big vats of acid? We really have to at some point make people fear the death penalty again.
"Fill it with water."
Sooner or later states are going to start using nitrogen asphyxiation as a means of execution. Don’t expect that, however, to put an end to the pettifogging protests of the anti-death penalty crowd.
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