But Louisiana's lack of urgency in carrying out death sentences — which distinguishes Louisiana from other law-and-order states like Texas and Oklahoma — has been a frustration to at least one state lawmaker. Rep. Steve Pylant, R-Winnsboro, said he's a proponent of the death penalty and believes it's an effective deterrent to crime but not if criminals see the state has cold feet about going through with it.
"We need to start executing folks," he said. "They say they can't get the pharmaceuticals — well, then why can other states get them but we can't? If we don't want to do lethal injections, we got firing squads, we got gas chambers, we got other means."
Monday, May 22, 2017
Going out of business
This Pylant guy is even more barbarous than we thought.