Whether modern humanity penalty? In Georgia, a woman had a lethal injection
For the first time in 70 years in the US state of Georgia was held executions of women. She was the 47-year-old Kelly Gissendeyner, who was convicted of the murder of her husband in 1997, together with another defendant in the case – Bruce Owen. It is noteworthy that Owen received a life sentence.
The execution was carried out by lethal injection. It is considered the most humane method of execution, from those used in the world and the US in particular. Last time in Georgia a woman was executed in 1945.
Pope Francis in his address to the US Senate has asked to abolish the death penalty for Kelly Kelly’s three children together and killed her husband asked for mercy on the mother, but the US Supreme Court remained adamant. Three times the rejected petition for a stay of execution.
Lawyers Kelly Gissendeyner celebrated repentance, which brought a woman for almost two decades in detention since 1997. It noted exemplary behavior, as well as helping other inmates.
Recall that in the United States, each state has the right to establish the death penalty as the death penalty and method of execution. Georgia used to se the main types of execution – electrocution, hanging, lethal injection and the gas chamber. Condemned often choose their own method of killing.