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White House Calls Botched Execution Not Humane

The White House says the execution of a death row inmate in Oklahoma fell short of the humane standards required when the death penalty is carried out. White House spokesman Jay Carney says President Barack Obama believes evidence shows the death penalty does not effectively deter crime. But he says Obama believes some crimes are so heinous the death penalty is merited. He says the crimes in Clayton Lockett's case are indisputably heinous. Officials halted Lockett's execution...

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