Witnesses to the execution of Oklahoma death row inmate John Grant described a cruel and inhumane lethal injection process that left him convulsing and vomiting for "nearly 15 minutes" before dying, contradicting reports it was "without complication."

If last week wasn’t big enough with historic rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage, the Supreme Court made two more major announcements on Monday. One is that the court has once again agreed to weigh the issue of affirmative action in higher education, saying Monday that it will consider a challenge to the University of […]


The state of Utah just reinstated execution by firing squads by way of a bill signed Monday, CNN reports. Gov. Gary R. Herbert, who signed the bill, said in a statement that lethal injection will remain the “primary method for carrying out executions in the state.” Surprisingly, firing squads were permitted in Utah until as late […]


The state of Georgia executed a 54-year-old mentally disabled man Tuesday for killing a fellow inmate after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case, the Los Angeles Times reports. SEE ALSO: Friendship Nine Have Criminal Records Cleared Warren Lee Hill received a lethal injection of pentobarbital shortly after 7 p.m. local time at the […]


On Friday the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case brought by 3 men on Oklahoma’s death row. They don’t want to die by the same lethal injection method that resulted in the botched execution of Clayton Lockett last April. A new drug combination, including the sedative midazolam, failed to take effect on Lockett, leading to […]