iOS app Android app

Ronnie Lee Gardner

What It's Really Like To Witness A Firing Squad Execution

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.25.2015 | Crime

The only visible reaction Ronnie Lee Gardner gave to meeting death via a Utah firing squad was a clenched fist and a raised left arm, according to rep...

Barbarism: Utah's Firing Squad

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Ronnie Lee Gardner, a convicted murder, was executed early morning Friday by the State of Utah's firing squad. It's hard not to see what happened in Utah with disgust.

Why I Support Firing Squads

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed at approximately 12:05 AM at the Utah State Correctional Facility. More than other death penalty cases, this one stirred strong emotion because it was carried out by firing squad.

Ronnie Lee Gardner Firing Squad Execution Announced On Twitter

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Utah attorney general Mark Shurtleff used a decidedly modern medium to announce the old-fashioned execution of Ronnie Lee Gardner, a convicted murdere...

The Spectacle Doesn't Change the Facts

Diann Rust-Tierney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diann Rust-Tierney

The death penalty is increasingly falling into disuse. Even in Utah, despite a splashy appearance on the executing stage, executions are very rare, with less than a dozen people on death row.

Firing Squad Sparks Talk Of Mormon 'Blood Atonement'

Religion News Service | By Peggy Fletcher Stack of The Salt Lake Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Peggy Fletcher Stack of The Salt Lake Tribune Religion News Service SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) After convicted killer Ronnie Lee Gardner announced his i...