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September 2, 2014

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This June 18, 2010, file photo shows the firing squad execution chamber at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past, including firing squads.

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This June 18, 2010, file photo shows the firing squad execution chamber at the Utah State Prison in Draper, Utah. With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back relics of a more gruesome past, including firing squads.