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Lethal Injections

Texas' Big Execution Drug Secret May Stay Secret

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 04.02.2014 | Crime

HOUSTON (AP) — Two days before Texas is set to execute its first inmate with a new batch of drugs, the state prison agency remained determined Tuesd...

Macrina Cooper-White

Here's The Scary Truth About Science & The Death Penalty

HuffingtonPost.com | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.13.2014 | Science

A recent pair of botched executions has renewed the debate over lethal injection and whether it's actually less inhumane than other methods used to ex...

New Lethal Injection Drug Replaces One In Scarce Supply

AP | LARRY O'DELL | Posted 07.27.2012 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia has added a new drug to be used in executions to replace one that is in short supply across the U.S. The Virginia Departmen...

Legally Killing People Has Gotten A Lot More Expensive

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.30.2012 | Business

Legally killing people has gotten more expensive. The price of execution drugs is now 15 times higher than it was a year ago, according to The Aust...

Steve Earle: Still Singing, and Acting, Against the Death Penalty

Greg Mitchell | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

It was hardly a surprise that my favorite songwriter/actor/novelist Steve Earle got involved in activism surrounding the execution of Troy Davis by the state of Georgia last week.