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...issue, “Many states will have to change their method of execution, which means regulatory changes that have to be approved and lengthy court challenges.” He continued to say, “In many states, this could take, months, if not years, delaying executions.” Some states have tried to obtain the drug by importing it from England and India. Recently, the British government has banned the shipments of the drug to the United States. Other states have even tried other drugs to use for executions, such as pentobarbital, which is a drug that is used to euthanize animals. However, most states are starting to realize that drugs for lethal injection are becoming seemingly more difficult to come by. That is why I believe that states and the federal government should bring back older methods of executions so that the states and government do not need to rely heavily on drug producers.
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