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  • Blogs

    December 8, 2009

    Ohio Finally Tries Out New Execution Method RFT Wrote About Five Years Ago

    Susan Sanford​Earlier today Ohio prison officials executed a death row inmate with an injection of a single drug, rather than the three-chemical intravenous series that has been used throughout the U.S. since lethal injection came to prominence in the 1970s.Five years ago RFT staff write ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Uncomfortably Numb

    Lethal injection looks painless and peaceful. On Missouri's death row, appearances can be deceiving.