May 19, 2015
Lethal injection was supposed to be a cleaner, more humane version of capital punishement. Instead, this happened.
Why the country's new president is executing more foreigners, despite international outrage.
We shouldn't have to relive terrorist acts in such graphic detail to determine their punishment.
An ideological riddle.
Exclusive Emails Show Ohio's Doubts About Lethal Injection
August 17, 2014
Five years before Arizona took two hours to execute an inmate, officials in Ohio worried the same drugs would cause prisoners to "gasp" and "hyperventilate"—and used them anyway.
He gasped for air 660 times.
The Supreme Court said it was unconstitutional but gave states wiggle room.
Don't Trust Oklahoma's Death Penalty Panel
May 08, 2014
We can't trust the same people who keep botching executions to fix them.
What happened in Oklahoma was immoral. But public opinion was already swinging against the death penalty.
When Clayton Lockett’s execution was botched in Oklahoma last night, one might have expected the rest of the world to be shocked at the barbarity.