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US lethal injection drug controversy

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.: Botched Arizona execution was 'torture' - @politico

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Arizona Department of Corrections director says state attorney general's office won't seek new death warrants while they complete review following Joseph Wood's execution - @AP

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Arizona Department of Corrections: Review underway after execution of inmate Joseph Wood; media reports 'reached the premature and erroneous conclusion that this execution was "botched"' - statement via @NBCNews

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State officials assured a judge during the nearly 2-hour execution of an Arizona inmate that he was comatose and not feeling pain at any point, transcript of emergency court hearing reveals - @AP

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More: Arizona Department of Corrections says executed man was 'snoring,' 'did not grimace' or otherwise move during execution - @cnnbrk

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Arizona Department of Corrections director says protocol was followed in execution of inmate Joseph Wood; will conduct a full review, await autopsy results from Pima County Medical Examiner - statement via @NBCNews

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Editor's note: An Associated Press reporter who witnessed Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's execution said he watched Wood gasp and snort for more than an hour and a half before he stopped breathing. The report matches how Wood's lawyers described the execution. - Stephanie

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Relative of Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's victims on execution: 'I don't believe he was suffering. It sounded to me like was snoring' - @cnnbrk

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Director of the ACLU's Capital Punishment Project Cassandra Stubbs after Joseph Wood execution: 'It's time for Arizona and the other states still using lethal injection to admit that this experiment with unreliable drugs is a failure. Instead of hiding lethal injection under layers of foolish secrecy, these states need to show us where the drugs are coming from. Until they can give assurances that the drugs will work as intended, they must stop future executions' - statement

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she is 'concerned' by the time it took for Joseph Wood to die by lethal injection; directs Department of Corrections to conduct a review - statement via @NBCNews

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Executed Arizona inmate's attorney: 'He gasped and struggled to breath for about an hour and 40 minutes' - @AP, @ABC

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More: Arizona inmate Joseph Wood's execution began at 1:52 pm local time, ended 3:49 pm, attorney general says - statement

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Arizona attorney general says death row inmate Joseph Wood is dead, nearly 2 hours after execution started - @AP

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Lawyers for Arizona inmate Joseph Wood file emergency request for stay of execution, saying an hour after his execution began he is still alive and gasping - via @NBCNews

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Arizona top court allows murderer's execution to proceed after considering last-minute appeal - @AP

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Arizona Supreme Court grants stay of execution pending consideration of Joseph Wood's petition - @chrisgeidner

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Supreme Court denies stay request filed this morning by Joseph Wood in pending Arizona execution - @chrisgeidner

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Supreme Court allows Arizona execution to go forward in closely watched 1st Amendment case over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs - @AP

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Federal appeals court postpones Arizona man's execution until prison officials reveal details of the 2-drug combination used in execution - @AP

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Death row inmates in Oklahoma and Arizona sue to stop lethal injection executions - @nprnews

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