There is one way to put pressure of a different sort on Arkansas officials. Boycott Wal-Mart, Tyson Foods, and other Arkansas-based corporations. These entities will have no problem getting through
I don't know what else to do. It seems to me that we, as a culture, are totally in love with death and torture. Our history is full of these things, of course, but over the last 30-odd years it has become normal and accepted, and few seem to care. Especially in the last 15 years, I think this is an unfortunate by-product of endless war, mindless glorification of the military, and the worship of guns and hyper-masculinity as the natural order of things.
We're losing what was once the better side of America, and in its place is the darkness of an amoral and cruel system. We will suffer for this. We already are!