Louisiana Attorney General Wants State to Hurry Up on Executions—Even If That Means Using ‘Hanging, Firing Squad, or Electrocution’

The death penalty is surfacing as a key issue in Louisiana’s upcoming gubernatorial election, in 2019. With execution drugs unavailable, the state’s top prosecutor is proposing the use of new drugs, nitrogen-induced suffocation, or “hanging, firing squad, or electrocution,” if necessary.

Source: Louisiana Attorney General Wants State to Hurry Up on Executions—Even If That Means Using ‘Hanging, Firing Squad, or Electrocution’

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