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Utah Lawmakers Green-Light Return of Executions by Firing Squad


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Utah Lawmakers Green-Light Return of Executions by Firing Squad

Sarah Lazare, staff writer

The state that made headlines last year with its botched execution of Clayton Lockett—who writhed in pain from the lethal injection before eventually dying of a heart attack—is now pursuing the return of an age-old method of killing: the firing squad.

Utah's senators signed a bill Tuesday that would make it the only state in the nation to permit executions by firing squad in cases where lethal drugs are running low.


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Next, Utah writes anti-witch laws, will proceed with dunking tests and burning at the stake.

Or MAYBE the US could just abolish capital punishment like any rational, civilized society.