As shocking as this may be, news reports are that the State of Arkansas will execute eight Death Row inmates next month, over the course of ten days.
8 Executions Over 10 Days; Two at at Time
That's almost one execution a day, right? Well, yes. Except reports are that the executions are planned to occur two at a time. That's right: Arkansas will execute these men in pairs, two executions on the same day.
Lethal Injection Protocols In Question: What About The Drugs?
All these executions will be by lethal injection.
Reports are that the state does not have all the proper drugs for the lethal injections. This has not prevented the executions from being scheduled.
Will they be carried out? Will a federal court stop them?
And why now? Arkansas has not executed anyone for TWELVE YEARS.
ACADP Tracking Efforts to Stop April Executions
For more information, including the fight to stop this mass execution next month, visit the web site of the Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (ACADP).