July 11, 2012 by David K. Sutton
AP – Texas joins other states switching to 1-drug executions amid shortage
Texas switches to 1-drug execution due to shortage
DALLAS (AP) – Texas, the nation’s most active death penalty state, announced Tuesday that it would become the latest to switch to single-drug executions amid a drug shortage that has left states scrambling for acceptable alternatives. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice said it will begin using a single dose of the sedative pentobarbital to carry out death sentences.
I have an idea that can stop the states from “scrambling” and solve this problem permanently:
Stop executing human beings!
In a legal justice system where guilt is rarely based on 100% certainty, a punishment that cannot be reversed should be considered unacceptable. In a civilized society executions should be a primitive relic from a less advanced time.
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Official: Texas switches to 1 drug for executions due to shortage of other drug