Thenjiwe McHarris, senior campaigner for the death penalty for Amnesty International, which is opposed to executions, said there’s no doubt that Lockett’s execution was “botched.”
People should not accept what happened last week, she said.
“I think it’s time for people who support the death penalty to really take a moment, and it’s time to acknowledge just how cruel the death penalty is,” she said. “There is no humane way to take a life.”
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