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Lethal poisoning legal

The state of Kentucky have today upheld the use of the lethal injection, claiming that it

complies with the constitutional requirements against cruel and unusual punishment

So, apparently, killing is not cruel if sanctioned by a committee, so long as it is a committee of American citizens. For a moment there, I thought we’d moved into the twenty-first century, where man killing man was frowned upon as a way of solving problems. But obviously not in the US.

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