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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

SALT LAKE CITY – Some Utah lawmakers want to allow firing squads to execute prisoners again to avoid problems with lethal injection drugs.

The proposal from Republican state Rep. Paul Ray would call for a firing squad if Utah cannot obtain the drugs 30 days before a scheduled execution.

Ray says he thinks it's the most humane way to kill someone because an inmate dies instantly.

An interim committee approved the idea Wednesday, but lawmakers must sign off in their session next year.



Anonymous said...

I like that idea,line them up an gun those convicts down

Anonymous said...

I've got a list of about 300 people they can start with.....

Anonymous said...

Use a 50 cal, and knock out a few at once! Money savings!