Skip to comments.Too frail for death row? Texas inmate seeks execution reprieve
Posted on 06/18/2018 5:33:05 AM PDT by Zakeet
After two recent botched U.S. executions of inmates with compromised veins, a convicted murderer and rapist is arguing he is too ill to be put to death by lethal injection in Texas later this month.
Lawyers for Danny Bible, a 66-year-old inmate set to be executed on June 27, said in a federal court filing in June that his health and vein access were worse than inmates in Alabama and Ohio whose executions were called off after IV placements failed.
The cases have capital punishment critics questioning whether justice is served by executing a person convicted of horrific crimes but who is now too weak or sick to be considered a threat.
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... and you can bet your sweet a$$ that the Donks are going to try to use this as a defense for keeping crooked Hillary out of the can ... !!
If a vein can’t be found, then he should be hung. There can be no mistaking where his head and neck are.
Are animals ever too old to be humanely euthanized?
Don’t kill me! In my weakened condition, I might die!
Put me down as another vote for hanging.
Exactly. Have a second option....hanging or firing squad. Betcha the inmate will be open to letting the tech find a vein somewhere
Bullet to forehead.
Nitrogen Asphyxiation - cheap, effective, no fuss, no mess means of execution.
shoot him then
Too bad he didn’t have anything on Hillary. He’d be dead within a week. It’s the Seth Rich method.
I am still not moved by his "plight."
The law should allow executing a killer with the same weapon used against the victim. Saddam Hussein comes to mind.
You can always get access one way or another. What do you think happens during a life-threatening medical emergency?
He wasn’t concerned about the suffering of his victims, so they should have proceeded or used another means. Such appeals are ludicrous.
Capital Punishment is not executed due to the convict being a threat. It is done to PUNISH the convict for crimes committed. This argument is as weak as using CP as a deterrent. It ain't called 'Capital Deterrent'.
Yes. The Chipper Shredder. Feet first. Let the families of the previously executed flip the switch.
Get an orthopedist, a neurosurgeon, a gunsmith and a metal fabricator to design a head brace that holds a 45 caliber remotely fired pistol that mounts on the condemned convicts head in a physiologically lethal position and link it a set of game controls, select 6 State Troopers who simultaneously depress the controller, which then fires three rounds at cyclic rate when at least three officers have actuated their switches within a second...
An execution could KILL you.
The wages are the same either way.
Whats the matter?
Governor Moonbeam doent have the nads to sign a death warrant?
How about a 30-06 to the head? Think he is strong enough to handle that?
It's got nothing to do with "is he a threat to the citizenry". It is a punishment for the crime committed and to deter others from committing the same heinous crime.
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