No Alito, But SCOTUS Stays An Execution

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060125...XBnX7BAw_IE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3MXN1bHE0BHNlYwN0bWE-

     
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    From your same article:

    Gimme a break! Sticking him with a needle causes pain too. Just kill him already.
     
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    SCOTUS said it not me, don't shoot the messenger!
     
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    I wasn't! :tng:
     
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    I'd like to know how lethal injection could possibly fit the 'cruel and unusual' statute when the preferred methods of execution when the Constitution was written were shooting and hanging. This statute was made to outlaw things like drawing and quartering.
     

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