Proposal from Oklahoma Could Nitrogen Asphyxiation Replace Lethal Injection?

There have been several botched executions by lethal injection this year, turning many Americans against the death penalty. Now an Oklahoma politician wants to put death-row convicts to death using a new method: nitrogen asphyxiation.
Can capital punishment be made more humane? An Oklahoma lawmaker believes it can.

Can capital punishment be made more humane? An Oklahoma lawmaker believes it can.

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