Tag Archives: death penalty
Witnesses say it took Clayton Lockett more than forty minutes to die and he was left writhing in agony on the gurney, eventually dying of a heart attack.
An execution using a lethal injection in Oklahoma usually averaged about six minutes.
By Richard Spiropoulos
State's increasingly conservative legislature ends lifeline for death row inmates
The 152 people awaiting executions on death-row will lose a lifeline in capital punishment cases.
By Aaron Morrison
In the News: Obama Raises Over $70 Million for 2012 Campaign; Gallup Poll Shows 35 Percent Oppose Death Penalty and More
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By Janel Martinez
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday he won’t waive the death penalty…