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There Is No Humane Form of Execution

The Eighth Amendment outlaws “cruel and unusual punishments”

“Every method of execution has shown to be problematic and capable of causing prolonged suffering,” Amnesty International said.

This sounds crazy, but the gas chamber was originally invented to be a more humane form of execution. Officials sought a replacement for the…



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Ryan Fan

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