Name ‘Em and Shame ‘Em Part II

If you read my last blog post, you may have noticed some rare (dare I say “unusual?”) forms of execution still exist in some states in the U.S.  That's right.

Under certain circumstances

8 states allow electrocution,

4 states allow gas (gas chamber),

3 states allow hanging,

and 2 states allow execution by firing squad.

(You think they give the guy a cigarette?)


Every nation in the 500-million person, 27-country European Union has abolished the death penalty.  In fact, it is a requirement for them to do so in order to join the European Union.  The European Union considers the death penalty a violation of human dignity and human rights.   

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