Tri-City Ledger -

By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Use better drugs for death penalty


August 30, 2018

It appears now that we are asking death row inmates whether they want to die from lethal injection or nitrogen gas. I don't know whether they still have the option of the electric chair, gas chamber or by firing squads. I did read somewhere, but it was on social media so I don't trust it, that other states give inmates multiple options. I didn't see hanging on the options list but I could have missed it.

Whether you agree or disagree with capital punishment, the U.S. Constitution protects inmates from cruel and unusual punishment. Some courts have intervened and said lethal injection by cer...

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