More From FL Rep. Who Suggests Replacing Lethal Injection With Firing Squad

Apparently there was more from Rep. Drake that didn’t make it into the first story I posted today. The Miami Herald blog has more from the legislator, including these remarks:

In a Waffle House in DeFuniak Springs, Drake said he heard a constituent say, “‘You know, they ought to just put them in the electric chair or line them up in front of a firing squad.'” After a conversation with the person, Drake, 36, said he decided to file the bill.

“There shouldn’t be anything controversial about a .45-caliber bullet. If it were up to me we would just throw them off the Sunshine Skyway bridge and be done with it,” Drake said.

Read more: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/nakedpolitics/2011/10/after-waffle-house-chat-lawmaker-wants-to-bring-firing-squads-to-fl-for-executions.html#ixzz1aa01SLV

More details about Rep. Drake’s bill here: http://www.thefloridacurrent.com/article.cfm?id=24940585

 

 

 

 

 

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One thought on “More From FL Rep. Who Suggests Replacing Lethal Injection With Firing Squad

  1. Ryan says:

    I assume the vague suggestions concerning the selection process of the execution team would allow for Rep. Drake to be the +1.

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