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Thursday, 1 May 2014

Conservatives React To Botched Execution

"The botched Oklahoma execution of Clayton Lockett was largely due to a collapsed vein during the lethal injection, and the needle was inserted in the groin area instead of the arm after prison officials used a stun gun to restrain him, a prisons report said on Thursday."

Cenk Uygur (http://www.twitter.com/cenkuygur) host of The Young Turks breaks down the story and discusses reactions from Donny Deutsch, Senator Tom Coburn and Senator James Inhofe. 

"Pressed on "Morning Joe," Senator Tom Coburn conceded that the episode raises questions "about the death penalty and whether or not that, in and of itself, is appropriate and whether you can do that humanely." But Coburn said the number of botched lethal injections is "very, very small." "Humans make errors," Coburn said.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2014/05...

Read more from Reuters here:http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/0...

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