Firing Squad Tennessee Death Row Inmates Request Death By Firing Squad By Richard Gonzales • Nov 6, 2018 Updated at 9 p.m. ET Four Tennessee death row inmates challenging the constitutionality of capital punishment in their state are asking a federal judge to allow them to bypass lethal injections or the electric chair in favor of another method: death by firing squad. Deters Says Catholic Church's New Anti-Death Penalty Stance Doesn't Change His Mind By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Aug 6, 2018 twitter.com Republican Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters says a new ruling from the Catholic Church stating the death penalty is always inadmissible hasn't changed his stance that it is sometimes necessary. Deters Calls For Use Of Firing Squads Instead Of Lethal Injections By Jim Letizia • Jul 13, 2018 twitter.com Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is frustrated with death penalty appeals, so he wants to use firing squads to execute condemned criminals. Campbell's Attorneys Suggest He Be Executed By Firing Squad By Associated Press • Nov 4, 2017 Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Attorneys for a death row inmate who argues he is too ill to be executed by lethal injection has suggested the firing squad instead.