Lethal Injection Drug Sources: Is Texas Source Besse Medical Replacing Hospira or Not?


On Tuesday, we learned the Associated Press had used the power of the press last week to discover that Besse Medical had been the supplier of sodium thiopental to Texas for use in its executions. Good work, AP.

The State of Texas fought to keep the identity of its new supplier secret - purportedly to protect the employees of Besse Medical from danger and things like that. (The irony is not lost that there was a fear that those opposing the death penalty might cause the death of these workers.)

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