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Thu Jul 25, 2019, 10:46 AM

Barr directs federal government to resume capital punishment

Attorney General William Barr directed the the federal government Thursday to resume capital punishment after nearly two decades and has directed the Bureau of Prisons to schedule the execution of five inmates after adopting an updated execution protocol.

Barr has directed the head of the Bureau of Prisons to execute "five death-row inmates convicted of murdering, and in some cases torturing and raping, the most vulnerable in our society — children and the elderly," according to a statement from the Department of Justice.

At Barr's direction, the Bureau of Prisons has adopted the Federal Execution Protocol Addendum which "replaces the three-drug procedure previously used in federal executions with a single drug—pentobarbital," the Justice Department announced.

The Federal Government has not used the death penalty since 2003.

At: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/25/politics/justice-department-capital-punishment-barr/index.html



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Thu Jul 25, 2019, 10:49 AM

1. WTF

Seriously, wtf?


Wait a minute. Distraction

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Thu Jul 25, 2019, 10:54 AM

2. Exactly.

Just another trial balloon to see if the base will go:

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