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Nitrogen Gas Is Now The Execution Method Of Choice In Oklahoma

Nitrogen Gas Is Now The Execution Method Of Choice In Oklahoma

The United States is dealing with a drug shortage – a legal injection drug shortage, that is. In response, states where capital punishment is still practiced are having to come up with new ways of killing people. Earlier this week, Oklahoma announced that it will start using nitrogen gas for…

Expert In US Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Did Research On Drugs.com

Expert In US Supreme Court Lethal Injection Case Did Research On Drugs.com

Tomorrow, when the US Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the highest-profile death penalty challenge in seven years, the justices will begin ruling on this question: Does Oklahoma’s use of the common surgical sedative midazolam fail to make prisoners unconscious during lethal injections, thus violating the Eighth Amendment’s protection against…