Ohio Delays Executions After Judge’s Ruling

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich delayed eight scheduled executions because of continuing litigation over lethal injection drugs, the Columbus Dispatch reports. The governor used his executive clemency authority to reschedule the executions, beginning with Ronald Phillips who was to be put to death on Wednesday for the 1993 rape and murder of three-year-old Sheila Marie Evans. Phillips will now be executed . . .

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