Lethal Injection vs Firing Squad

Truthloader – Since 1976, when the death penalty was reinstated in the United States, five methods of execution have been used to kill death row inmates: lethal injection, electrocution, gas chamber, hanging and firing squad. Nowadays, the US’ primary method of execution is lethal injection because it’s considered the most humane. But in recent years, lethal injections have been throwing up some pretty big problems for states to deal with. To the extent that in the last month politicians have been calling for a return to execution by firing squad in at least two states, while another state has made moves towards increasing the use of electrocution. We take a look at what’s going on…

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