New Missouri bill proposes “Death by firing squad” for executions


JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri state law currently allows inmates facing the death penalty to be killed by lethal injections or gas. A new bill proposed to the state legislature proposes that executions be added to the mix.

The firing squads proposed in the bill consists of five law enforcement officers chosen by the state corrections director.

Read more from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Mo. bill would allow execution using firing squad

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