|States look to the past for execution methods|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The disarray surrounding lethal injection in the U.S. is beginning to steer states back toward methods of execution that many had long ago deemed less humane than the needle.
Tennessee jumped out front this week with a law that could essentially bring back the electric chair.
Elsewhere around the country, lawmakers have been talking about reviving the firing squad and the gas chamber, methods largely abandoned a generation ago.
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