Skip to comments.Attorney General Says Tennessee Can Lawfully Electrocute Inmates
Posted on 03/14/2014 7:51:28 PM PDT by gooblah
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The State Attorney General says Tennessee can lawfully use the electric chair on death row inmates if drugs used for lethal injection are not available.
Attorney General Bob Cooper's written legal opinion was issued this week as state lawmakers consider a bill that would allow condemned prisoners to be electrocuted if lethal injection is thwarted by big drug companies or the courts.
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Dust off Ol’ Sparky!
Ole Sparky is ready and waiting.
20 seconds. :-P
Ole sparkey will work.... but I kinda like a gunny sack and the deep end of the swimming pool.
I vote for nitrogen asphyxiation. It has happened accidently, and from what I recall it is particularly insidious because the victims have no sensation of discomfort whatsoever. They just pass out, and then die in short order.
Old Smoky works again!!!!
SHOCKING news out of Tennessee. /s
If it will salve the feelings of the liberals....
Dope’m then Fri’m.
“I’m sittin in the lectrik shair,
Ha Ha Ha, HEE HEE HEEEEEEEEE....ZOT”.
I’m all for deathrow inmates having a choice.
They could choose drugs, electric chair, being dropped from a plane, run over by a train, hung by the neck, firing squad, explosion, implosion, drowning, and stoning.
Tennessee Viking Kittehs do their stuff
“You Can Be Sure If It’s Westinghouse”
You have be quite old to get the reference.
Hey Bubba, hold this slab of bacon for me.
Make sure to put water on that sponge now, ya hear.
Git a rope!
Yeah, what's wrong with that? How could you screw that up?
Why there must be a million ways to blow somebody up.
“Attorney General Says Tennessee Can Lawfully Electrocute Inmates”
For a second there I thought it meant *random* inmates.
The constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment. It does not guarantee a painless execution.
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