Tag Archives: capital punishment

Firing squad: Back on the menu for Florida?

Florida Rep. Brad Drake desires the state’s system of capital punishment to ramp it up from lethal cocktail, notes the Associated Press. With HB 325, firing squads of the electric chair would replace the narcotic cocktail. The choice – firing squad or electric chair – will be in the hands of each Florida death row inmate. Article resource: Florida bill

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Bring back the death penalty?

Cop killer gets 1st N.H. death sentence in 49 years

The Lowell Sun

Article Last Updated: 12/18/2008 10:49:36 AM EST MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A jury on Thursday issued New Hampshire’s first death sentence in a half century to Michael Addison, who fatally shot a Manchester police officer two years ago… Addison had been on a crime spree the week…

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