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Fentanyl as death sentence drug

Started by Bigguy, Sep 13, 2019, 09:06 AM

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I don't think this is a good idea. The U.S. wants to use fentanyl as their drug of choice for criminals on death row. It is supposed to be a quick death but if you read the article, right near the end it says this:

QuoteIn August 2018, Carey Dean Moore became the first person in the United States to be executed using a protocol that included fentanyl. Nebraska prison officials injected him with fentanyl and three other drugs. Moore took 23 minutes to die. Witnesses said that before succumbing, Moore breathed heavily and coughed and that his face turned red, then purple.
That doesn't sound quick to me: