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Botched Oklahoma Execution Mobilizes Death Penalty Opponents

Updated: 7 months ago.

Oklahoma death row inmate Clayton Lockett's execution was botched on Tuesday, when a relatively new combination of drugs failed to work as expected. The incident, the second of its kind in recent months, is renewing questions of what constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment."

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