Brewtown Politico

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Death penalty backgrounder

Since it looks like the question of reinstating the death penalty may be on the November ballot, it's time for some research.

I saw the movie Capote recently, and didn't realize that death by hanging was still a regular practice in the past 50 years. In this case, it was Kansas which has since moved exclusively to lethal injection. A friend sent me this link with what methods are used in each state, and thought I'd pass it on:

Methods of Execution in the United States


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