executions

Should Texas Bring Back The Firing Squad?

May 19, 2014 By Dan Solomon

As the drugs used in lethal injections become more difficult to come by, one state lawmaker in Utah is proposing an old-school replacement: The firing squad. Should Texas consider a similar move? 

What Running Out of Pentobarbital Means For Texas

Oct 8, 2013 By Dan Solomon

According to a Freedom of Information Act request by the Associated Press, Texas is down to its last eight vials of the lethal injection drug pentobarbital—and the Houston-area "compounding pharmacy" that made them wants them back. What happens when the state runs out?