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Tennessee State Brings Back Electric Chair

The governor of Tennessee has signed a bill allowing the southern U.S. state to use the electric chair to perform executions on death row inmates. Republican Governor Bill Haslam signed the bill into law Thursday. Tennessee lawmakers passed the electric chair legislation in April. The new law allows Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates in the event prisons are unable to obtain lethal injection drugs, which have become scarce since a European-led boycott of drug sales for...

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