Lawyers Call Alabama Execution An ‘Avoidable Disaster’

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Ronald Smith coughed and heaved for 13 minutes at the beginning of his execution last week. His lawyers say the movements show he "was not anesthetized at any point during the agonizingly long procedure." Alabama Corrections Commissioner Jeff Dunn says the procedure was performed properly.
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