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Posted by: Brittany Sims on May 7, 2014

State and federal officials should simplify the drugs used to execute death-row inmates, giving them a single-drug dosage like those used to euthanize animals or help people commit suicide, a new report by bipartisan, legal think tank The Constitution Project recommends. The report comes amid renewed debate about capital punishment due to the botched execution of an Oklahoma inmate last week, the Wall Street Journal Legal Blog reports.