Supreme Court rules against death row inmate with rare disease

Supreme Court rules against death row inmate with rare disease

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a death row inmate in Missouri who claimed that his execution by lethal injection would cause him ’severe harm and suffering’. Lawyers for Russell Bucklew argued that his disease, cavernous hemangioma, could cause him to suffer from prolonged suffocation in the case of a lethal injection. Bucklew is convicted of murder and rape 22 years ago.

David M. Bebber
David M. Bebber 1 year

In Oklahoma they have ratified nitrogen hypoxia as a form of capital punishment. Symptoms include euphoria, then lethargy, and ultimately death. The most humane way man has found to date. Additionally, protestors can't lobby for an end to the production of nitrogen, so its not going anywhere.

consistency 1 year

you committed an egregious crime, you lose your right to complain about your treatment.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

Death by firing squad perhaps? It'll feel painless.

Jarret Durst
Jarret Durst 1 year

You committed a rape crime, your problems of suffering don’t matter.

Jake Middleton
Jake Middleton 1 year

We wouldn’t want to cause this rapist/murderer any harm!

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