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Executions should be by firing squad,
federal appeals court judge says

Los Angeles Times, (CA), by Maura Dolan

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 7/23/2014 10:13:54 PM

Days before an Arizona murderer gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes and died nearly two hours after his execution began, a conservative federal appeals judge called for replacing lethal injection with firing squads, saying the public must acknowledge that executions are "brutal, savage events." "Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions is a misguided effort to mask the brutality of executions by making them look serene and beautiful — like something any one of us might experience in our final moments," U.S. 9th Circuit Court Chief Judge Alex Kozinski wrote in a dissent in

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/23/2014 10:19:11 PM     (No. 9937405)

Death row is a little more somber tonight.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 7/23/2014 10:30:12 PM     (No. 9937414)

They should hold a lottery for positions on the firing squad and help reduce the state deficit.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 7/23/2014 10:35:24 PM     (No. 9937417)

Why don´t they just hire some of those euthanasia people? I keep hearing they do "humane" death. /s

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 7/23/2014 10:59:29 PM     (No. 9937442)

When liberals aren´t too busy destroying evidence they are busy creating it.

The anti-death penalty crowd is at work here.

Government agencies hate to lose a ´client´.

Any client.

Any street junkie with a needle knows how to send you off into the big sleep without any fuss or struggle.

Criminals vote Democrat and the left will do ANYTHING to get (or keep)another voter.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/23/2014 11:32:37 PM     (No. 9937470)

A firing squad might work as well, but only if the regime were to give bullets to the squad itself. Ammo is hard to find, as most hunter´s are well aware

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Nashville, 7/23/2014 11:34:06 PM     (No. 9937472)

#2 has a good point.
I would pay $100 to get in the pool, I would love to know if my 30-06 scope is between the eyes sighted in"

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Axeman, 7/24/2014 12:25:45 AM     (No. 9937515)

#6, mine is at 300 yards.
I could cut flowers at 25 yards.
Someone on the squad has to have blanks. It wouldn´t even bother me.
They make you aim at the heart. Maybe you could "miss".
If he asked for forgiveness I would have to step out. I think this guy wouldn´t have.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: grounded, 7/24/2014 12:27:17 AM     (No. 9937516)

Hanging works pretty well too. And the guillotine is slick and quick.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: klezmer, 7/24/2014 12:34:55 AM     (No. 9937526)

From the 9th circuit no less!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher, 7/24/2014 1:45:34 AM     (No. 9937545)

Makes sense to me...I don´t know about painless, but it sure seems quick.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Calico Al, 7/24/2014 2:00:49 AM     (No. 9937550)

They should die the same way they killed their victims.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/24/2014 6:33:01 AM     (No. 9937655)

All the state has to do is call in Planned Parenthood. They´re experts in knowing how to kill and they don´t care if the subject experiences pain or not.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/24/2014 9:07:26 AM     (No. 9937897)

I like it!

Can I be on the squad, I don´t miss!

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