One Execution Botched, Oklahoma Delays the Next | The New York Times – Early indications are that the administration of the drugs, not the chemicals themselves was the cause of an inmate gasping and calling out after being declared unconscious. He died 43 minutes after the procedure began. “It was a chaotic and disastrous step in Oklahoma’s long effort to execute the two men, overcoming their objections that the state would not disclose the source of the drugs being used in a newly tried combination.” See prior Lens coverage concerning secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
The public comment period ends April 30 as the Recovery School District (RSD) awaits final approval from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for their plan to remediate the toxic soil under the Booker T. Washington High School site.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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