oklahoma death row
Before Grant’s killing, a federal judge suggested his execution could provide evidence for a trial over whether Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocol is unconstitutional.
The men Oklahoma is planning to kill are part of an ongoing lawsuit over whether the state’s lethal injection protocol constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.
If we keep executing defendants in cases like Richard Glossip's, where the evidence of guilt is tenuous and untrustworthy, we will keep killing innocent people.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) gave a statement Wednesday on the botched execution of Clayton Lockett, who died of a heart attack Tuesday night after complications occurred during the execution procedure.