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There Is No Humane Form of Execution

The Eighth Amendment outlaws “cruel and unusual punishments”

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“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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