Missouri set to execute inmate who has rare health defect

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WarrenX148 wrote:

Yes, what a great idea. Let’s continue worrying about whether convicted murders committing crimes heinous enough to be placed on death row will “suffer”.

May 20, 2014 9:18am EDT  --  Report as abuse
ccharles wrote:

With consideration of what he is dying for, his pain or suffering or whatever is moat. They need a long hard way out, that would be a better deterent to crime then what they are attempting to do with this conversation. What they are calling a botched execution wasnt botched, didnt go the way they planned, but he died.

May 20, 2014 9:41am EDT  --  Report as abuse
jenniferlynn wrote:

I am so tired of hearing about these death row inmates trying to get out of being put to death by claiming undue suffering. Worst excuse ever. They should suffer since their victim likely had to go through MUCH WORSE suffering. Not to mention the suffering of the victims loved ones that they will feel until they pass on themselves. These crimes affect so many people and it seems as soon as sentencing is over, the victims are forgotten. The only people that should have any say in whether this man or any other death row inmate doesn’t get executed are any surviving victims and the immediate family members of victims. If they don’t feel he should die, then by all means, keep him alive. We shouldn’t be worried about the well being of a convicted killer. If my child was killed, I would want to see the person responsible die slowly and painfully, just as they deserved.

May 20, 2014 10:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
ThomJEFFERSON wrote:

He should have thought about this before committing the crime!

Consider Justice Served!!

Enough of the liberal cra… with more concern about a criminal than a victim.

Forget the injection and hang the criminal!!! there is no special health defect there!!!

May 20, 2014 10:15am EDT  --  Report as abuse
anotherview wrote:

This news report continues the false description of “the botched April 29 execution of Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett,” speculating the lethal injection of this condemned criminal did not do its job, although the condemned criminal died shortly after the injection from a heart attack as planned and intended. Perhaps future news media workers will put two-and-two together to conclude the due execution of this condemned criminal succeeded despite a mishap during it.

The present condemned criminal may or may not have a compromising condition of his circulatory system potentially impeding the flow of a lethal injection in his system. The execution authorities can monitor the status of the consciousness of this condemned criminal to determine when the lethal injection has induced unconsciousness in him, thereby rendering him unable to experience pain and suffering, although his body naturally may stir in response to dying. If unconscious, however, the condemned criminal will not have consciousness awareness of any pain or suffering.

A complete justice requires the death penalty for the worst crimes. The death penalty serves not vengeance but justice.

In the interests of justice, let the lawmakers devise a streamlined death penalty process for speeding the day of due execution of condemned criminals. The time has come to clear Death Row, which today stands as a mockery of justice and denies the exercise of justice for the victims and society.

May 20, 2014 10:51am EDT  --  Report as abuse

As usual we have those , in their quest for revenge, ignoring the Constitution and the ideals that are country was founded on, that even the west among us still have the same basic rights to not be punished in a ‘cruel and unusual’ way.

This is the same thought process that led to the loss of ur civil liberties in order to fight the ‘war on terror’

May 20, 2014 11:02am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Nimrod1957 wrote:

Was the kidnapping, rape, and murder a humane death for that poor women? Let’s start talking about the murdered person and their families. Forget his feelings.

May 20, 2014 11:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
gcf1965 wrote:


May 20, 2014 12:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mewp1 wrote:

So shoot him.

May 20, 2014 2:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mewp1 wrote:

So shoot him.

May 20, 2014 2:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

Personally, I think it’s safer to err on the side of humanity and safety, than not.

That being said, Missourians aren’t the brightest bulbs in the pack.

I see nothing wrong with videotaping the execution, as long as only the defense attorney gets a copy.

May 21, 2014 1:22am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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