Are New Execution Drugs 'Cruel and Unusual'?

Are New Execution Drugs 'Cruel and Unusual'?
Dennis McGuire, convicted of the rape and murder of a pregnant woman in 1989, was executed today in Ohio using a combination of two drugs that had never before been used in an execution. Attorneys for McGuire and medical experts argued that the use of the drugs represented an unconstitutional, "cruel and unusual" execution, because of the possibility that McGuire would be conscious and in pain … Causes of Drug Abuse – Yahoo News Search Results

 

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