Idaho lawmakers passed legislation that would allow death row inmates to be executed by firing squad when no lethal-injection drugs are available.
The bill passed with a veto-proof majority, so the governor must sign the bill into law.
Idaho lawmakers passed legislation with a veto-proof majority allowing death row inmates to be executed by firing squad if no lethal-injection drugs are available.
— DailyNoah.com (@DailyNoahNews) March 21, 2023
Idaho joins Utah, Oklahoma, Mississippi, and South Carolina as the five states to permit firing squad executions, according to Insider Paper.
BREAKING: A bill that would allow execution by firing squad in Idaho, only if the state cannot obtain drugs needed for lethal injections, passed the Legislature with a veto-proof majority. Only four other states have laws allowing firing squads. https://t.co/xw7g6C1CEi
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