Rushing To Kill


Arkansas is in a hurry to execute before a drug loses its use by date. The first of the so-called unlucky bunch is going to be executed soon. As a batch of execution drugs expires, Arkansas has scheduled a spate of executions this month.

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The cases of seven condemned men scheduled to be executed in the next two weeks in Arkansas track many of the most contentious issues in the debate over capital punishment.

The families of the victims, prosecutors and state officials want the executions to proceed at last. Defense attorneys say the men have not received fair trials or full and fair appeals, and they question the drugs to be used.