Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Some experts argue that death by a firing squad is actually more humane than other methods. The debate was sparked by a condemned Utah inmate's decision to die in a barrage of bullets fired by five unnamed marksmen.
Utah moved closer to executing an inmate by firing squad after the state parole board refused Monday to commute the sentence of convicted murderer Ronnie Lee Gardner.
"It's not about the publicity," Andrew Parnes said. "He just prefers it."