Federal Judge Won’t Halt Two Arkansas Executions

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A federal judge will not block the executions of two men tonight, rejecting their claims that poor health could make the lethal injections especially painful, the Associated Press reports. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker denied requests to stop the executions for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams. Williams argues that his obesity and diabetes could make the lethal injections too painful. Jones argues that his diabetes, high blood pressure and other . . .

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