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Effing monsters. According to Oklahoma City's News Channel 4 (KFOR-TV), on Tuesday morning, Clayton Lockett was tased: 5:06 a.m. - The execution process started early Tuesday at about 5 a.m. with x-...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 160 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 08:43 PM PDT with 159 Recommends
That Oklahoma execution at the end of April drew nation attention because it took Clayton Lockett 43 torturous minutes to die from an experimental death drug cocktail ordered to be injected into ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Dec 15, 2014 at 01:09 PM PST with 131 Recommends
Stephanie Mencimer at Mother Jones points out in her State Executioners: Untrained, Incompetent, and "Complete Idiots" piece that the torturing of Clayton Lockett in the Oklahoma death ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 10:27 AM PDT with 106 Recommends
Huntsville Unit, the prison where Texas has executed more than 500 death-row inmates since 1982. The U.S. Supreme Court on ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 60 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 08:02 AM PST with 80 Recommends
We have met the barbarian and he is us : The United Nations human rights office on Friday condemned the bungled and chaotic execution of an ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri May 02, 2014 at 11:43 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
An open letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, the U.S. Department of Justice, and President Barack Obama: To Whom It May Concern: On the night of Tuesday, April 29, 2014, Clayton Lockett died in ...
by pragmatic social dem
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 01:58 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
This evening Clayton Lockett died after the State of Oklahoma botched his execution. Witnesses say that he called out “man” and “something’s wrong,” and writhed and twitched in agony ...
by NCADP
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 08:13 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Tomorrow, Oklahoma is set to perform its first double execution in nearly 80 years. Charles Warner and Clayton Lockett are scheduled to be executed despite an extended, unresolved legal and ...
by NCADP
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Apr 28, 2014 at 03:37 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
"My whole body is burning." These were Michael Lee Wilson's last words as he was being executed in Oklahoma on January 9 -- the result of a controversial mix of untested drugs. Now Oklahoma is ...
by NCADP
Comment Count 36 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 02:21 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Do we trust Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin’s own staff to investigate what went wrong in the horrific botched execution of Clayton Lockett? In Andrew Cohen’s enlightening new piece for The Week , �
by Kathryn Cassibry
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 09:54 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
A while back I wrote a diary about my friend Doc who is a veterinarian. A routine part of his job is euthanizing animals. Being a compassionate and sensitive fellow, this routine is never routine ...
by Simul Iustus et Peccator
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 08, 2014 at 10:17 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
WHY DOES AMERICA LEGALLY PERMIT TORTURE AND EXECUTION? I will always contend that Legal Murder has made us a very violent nation but partial thanks should go to Gun Enthusiasts' Leaders and the NRA��
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 30, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Ramesh Ponnuru, writing at Bloomberg View would like to cleave the world in two. When Clayton Lockett tortured and killed his victem and then, for the better part of an hour, was tortured and killed ...
by Shef
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon May 26, 2014 at 10:34 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Glossip v. Gross today. Many legal experts are now taking a look at Oklahoma’s challenged lethal injection protocol, which uses the anti-anxiety ...
by cchwang
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 29, 2015 at 12:12 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The drug midazolam has been used in several botched executions in the past year. With midazolam’s bad track record, why would any state choose to use it in a lethal injection execution? The ...
by cchwang
Comment Count 2 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The other day I blogged on the botched execution of Clayton Lockett... Here: Needless to say, I’m against Capital Punishment. The deliberate killing of a healthy human being by the State is simply,
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 07:22 AM PDT with 2 Recommends