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Death Row Inmate Shows Off His Injuries After Botched Execution

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Talk about a second chance...

Capital punishment, often fiercely debated as the death penalty, is currently legal in 31 states. With thousands of Americans currently living on death row—a sort of purgatory that can often take more than ten, if not over 20 years—many people feel safer with “the worst among us” locked behind bars awaiting their final judgement, but others remain unsure whether death is such a strong deterrent.

After a planned execution went horribly wrong in Alabama last week, people may feel even less inclined to trust the death penalty. Now the man who survived his own execution is speaking out.

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Source: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via Wikimedia Commons