C.f. the 8th Amendment of the United States Constitution with “Botched lethal injection takes nearly two hours to kill Arizona inmate.” Horrifying.
Text of 8th Amendment:
Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
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