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Georgia Swaps Lethal Injection Drug

April 12, 2011  | 

Georgia corrections officials are considering using a different drug for lethal injections, possibly pentobarbital, after federal regulators seized the state's stockpile of sodium thiopental, the Associated Press reports.

Executions are effectively on hold in Georgia.

Read the full story at Chronicle.Augusta.com.

Tags: Death Penalty, Lethal Injection


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Morning Eagle @ 4/12/2011 11:16 PM

Are states ever going to stop letting federal agencies run roughshod over state operations? No! When they all began scrambling for federal money a long time ago they were also just begging federal string pullers to start telling them what they can and cannot do.

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