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South Carolina’s macabre new law won’t make execution any more humane

Nearly 30 years after United States Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun reasoned that he could no longer “tinker with the machinery of death,” some executing states continue trying to prop up a fundamentally flawed and immoral death penalty system. But don’t be fooled: no tweaks will make any method of execution humane.

South Carolina is the latest state to try….

To read the full opinion piece by Reprieve’s Maya Foa at the Independent, click here.