Charles Warner, left; Richard Glossip, right Credit Oklahoma Department of Corrections
By: NYT Editorial Board
New York Times
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
When the United States at last abandons the abhorrent practice of capital punishment, the early years of the 21st century will stand out as a peculiar period during which otherwise reasonable people hotly debated how to kill other people while inflicting the least amount of constitutionally acceptable pain.