January 7th, 2008

Mr. Twister

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Bloomberg -- U.S. Supreme Court justices, questioning the lethal-injection method used for executions around the country, voiced frustration that they lacked better information about the risk of suffering by condemned inmates.

The danger, critics say, is that the first chemical might not render the inmate unconscious. In the absence of an effective anesthetic, pancuronium bromide would leave a person consciously suffocating while the potassium chloride would cause what lawyers for the inmates say would be excruciating pain.

С пытками утоплением сделали умно: приняли специальный закон, согласно которому они являются пытками. То же самое надо и здесь.
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