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Firing Squad Execution

Judge Pushes For Guillotine, Firing Squads: We Shouldn't Mask 'Brutal, Savage' Executions

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six m...

State Senate Votes Down Execution By Firing Squad

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Senate has voted not to consider a bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned inmates. Lethal in...

States Consider Bringing Back Firing Squads, Electrocutions

AP | JIM SALTER | Posted 01.28.2014 | Politics

ST. LOUIS (AP) — With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty st...

Utah 'Firing Squad' Execution Planned For Ronnie Lee Gardner (PHOTO)

AP | JENNIFER DOBNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah is set to execute a convicted killer by firing squad after a judge agreed Friday to the inmate's request, renewing a debat...

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...