Edmund Zagorski said he did "not want to be subjected to the torture" of lethal injection.
One lawmaker said the bill may actually speed the death penalty's decline in the long run.
Critical thinking tells us that the extermination of a convicted murderer is about emotional and psychological revenge for
The biggest problem is not who receives the death penalty. It's who doesn't receive it. In a fair and just society, we're going to have to start executing a hell of a lot more people.
Facing dwindling supplies of lethal injection chemicals and increased legal scrutiny of the practice, some states are considering a return to antiquated execution methods like firing squads and gas chambers -- and Oklahoma is considering using a new type of gas.
Denno said since execution methods don't have trial runs, any new or adjusted protocol is effectively an experiment on the
Despite the botched execution of Clayton Lockett, American support for the death penalty remains unwavering. However, a new
The Department of Corrections did not comment on the pending legislation. Miller's measure advanced in the House Militia
After the altercation, Margaret, who is also 61, was treated for minor head injuries at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Meanwhile