Alabama execution was torture February 9, 2024

Andy Harris, Washington PSR | The Oregonian

Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility believes that state-sanctioned execution is immoral. The death penalty is arbitrarily imposed since race, geography and the quality of counsel disproportionately determine who is sentenced to death. Twenty-three states have abolished the death penalty, but in January, Alabama executed Kenneth Smith by an untried method involving nitrogen gas.

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