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What Is The Future Of The Death Penalty?

After a sickening succession of botched lethal injections, the US’s death-penalty states are seeking new ways to execute condemned convicts – with competing factions rallying around firing squads, electrocution and gassing. As arguments rage, the questions are stark: will the death penalty itself finally be killed off or – far more likely – will the US authorities learn to become a more ruthlessly efficient killing machine?
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