RESPONSE TO THE FINAL REPORT OF THE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF LETHAL INJECTION

March 5, 2007 Tallahassee Citizens Against the Death Penalty Contact:  Walter Moore, Chair (850) 877-1609;  wl_moore@comcast.net RESPONSE TO THE FINAL REPORT OF THE GOVERNOR’S COMMISSION ON THE               ADMINISTRATION OF LETHAL INJECTION The more information our citizens have about the actual administration of the death penalty, the less comfortable they will be with …

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Final Report available ….

Friends, The Final Report of the Governor’s Commission on the Administration of Lethal Injection is now available at www.FADP.org. More coming soon. Statements by coalition partners to the Commission will be posted. More details upcoming. Call For Action next. —Mark

Report: State’s killings flawed Recommendations include training for executioners and a review of drugs used.

By Linda Kleindienst The Orlando Sentinel Friday, March 2, 2007 TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s executioners need better training, and the mix of chemicals now used in lethal injections should be re-evaluated, a commission charged with reviewing a botched December execution said in a report released Thursday.

As Mark Elliott has pointed out, this is not about what the prisoner has done but about what we do.

On Monday, February 19, the Governor’s Commission on the Administration of Lethal Injection heard testimony from the medical professional who oversaw the execution of Angel Diaz. I invite you to listen to a portion of his testimony, as recorded by one of the reporters present at the meeting. Go to www.fadp.org and click on the …

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