Bring back firing squads? We do worse

    Bungled executions by lethal injection are beginning to make firing squads look good. Seriously.

    I did not always feel this way. I'm an opponent of the death penalty.

    But with lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions being raised about their effectiveness, a seemingly humane form of execution is looking a lot less palatable than such old-fashioned methods as the rope or a team of sharpshooters.

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