“Arkansas is preparing to execute seven death row inmates in 11 days this month before the state`s deadly drugs expire, an unprecedented number of lethal injections in such a narrow window.
The hurried schedule has prompted unease from the state`s Republican governor, lawsuits from the condemned inmates, and criticism from an array of former corrections officials nationwide.”
The Washington Post
If every state executed seven death row inmates in 11 days, the crime rate would drop precipitously. There is an overabundance of animals on death row who need to be put to death.
Most criminals on death row will never be executed, and the few who are put to death languish in death row an average of 15 years before justice is finally meted out.
The death penalty as it stands isn`t a deterrent, it`s a joke. But if more states followed the example of Arkansas, thugs would think twice before capital crimes.
Unfortunately, the only reason the state of Arkansas is killing so many death row inmates in such a short span of time is because the supply of deadly drugs will soon expire.
Shame on Arkansas, actually it`s been 12 years since the state executed a criminal. Shame on every state that doesn`t execute criminals on a regular basis to protect its citizens.
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