electric chair

The state's electric chair is 109 years old.
The 56-year-old became the third inmate in the state to be executed in the electric chair since November.
Edmund Zagorski said he did "not want to be subjected to the torture" of lethal injection.
The electric chair has already been declared cruel and unusual punishment by two death penalty states.
One lawmaker said the bill may actually speed the death penalty's decline in the long run.
Herewith a study of the activities of two state legislatures that have dealt with identical problems in quite different ways. The two legislatures are in the states of Utah and Nebraska, and the reader may decide which of the two is the more enlightened.
For all the accolades poured out upon Jesus, little is said about the harsh realities of the police state in which he lived and its similarities to modern-day America, and yet they are striking.
Opponents make the point that the arbitrariness of the death penalty and the potential of putting an innocent person to death