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Anti-death penalty advocates are reacting to comments from Governor Mike DeWine, who said in an Associated Press interview lethal injection “appears to us to be impossible from a practical point of view”.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has delayed three death row inmates' 2021 executions as the state's unofficial death penalty moratorium continues. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has delayed three additional executions as the state struggles to find an adequate supply of lethal injection drugs. 

Ron Corby

As Ohio prisons officials work on a way to continue carrying out executions, House and Senate leaders are considering having deeper discussions on the future of the death penalty. 

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House are discussing doing away with the death penalty, as executions remain on hold because of trouble obtaining lethal injection drugs. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says for the first time in three years, there likely won't be an execution in the state this year, as officials struggle to find lethal injection drugs. 

Ohio Public Radio

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled Ohio's current lethal injection system does not pose an unconstitutional risk of suffering to condemned inmates. 

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is dismissing a legislator's proposal to use fentanyl to execute death row inmates as the state struggles to find a lethal injection protocol that will be approved by the courts. 

Ohio Public Radio

The refusal of pharmaceutical companies to sell the state lethal injection drugs has capital punishment at a virtual standstill. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says the state is having difficulty finding a new set of lethal execution drugs following concerns raised by a judge over the constitutionality of Ohio's current protocol. 

The Justice Department's announcement that the federal government will resume its use of capital punishment has raised questions about the drugs it plans to use.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has delayed three more executions set for May, July and September while the state develops a new lethal injection protocol.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Governor Mike DeWine has delayed next month's execution of a condemned Ohio man and ordered the prison system to look at alternative lethal injection drugs.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the state prison system must share more requested records on the acquisition and supply of its lethal injection drugs. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Supreme Court without comment has denied a death row inmates motion to stay his execution. 

State of Ohio

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by a death row inmate to stay his execution scheduled for today.

A federal appeals court paved the way on Wednesday for Ohio to resume executions by lifting a lower court's decision to halt the state's lethal injection process.

It was a contentious decision that split the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote.

In the case brought by death row inmates, the judges focused on the effects of the sedative midazolam, one of the three lethal injection drugs used by Ohio.

washlaw.edu

The full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati will re-examine Ohio's new and twice-rejected lethal injection protocol.

ohsd.uscourts.gov

A federal magistrate has declared Ohio's new lethal injection protocal unconstitutional and has delayed three upcoming executions.

vox.com

Ohio says it has enough lethal injection drugs on hand for a fourth execution this year, but it is staying tight-lipped about additional supplies.

State of Ohio

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is trying to obtain a drug that could reverse the lethal injection process if needed.

Records show Ohio has obtained repeat supplies of the lethal drugs it plans to use on a condemned child killer next month.

State of Ohio

A federal judge has issued a stay in the January execution of an Ohio death row inmate and two others scheduled to die in 2017.

Karen Kasler

The first man scheduled to be put to death in Ohio since a problematic execution almost three years ago is asking for life without parole. 

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has rejected a challenge by three death row inmates of a state law shielding the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs.

The Ohio Attorney General's office says the state plans to carry out at least three executions next year with a new three-drug lethal injection combination.

worldofchemicals.com

There haven’t been any executions in Ohio for almost three years because the state has not been able to obtain the necessary lethal injection drugs. But a widely used and available gas could be used as a substitute.

Ohio doesn’t have an execution scheduled for nine months, and the state doesn’t have the lethat injection  drugs necessary to carry it out.

The state has delayed execution dates for death row inmate because of a lack of lethal injection drugs. 

With two dozen scheduled executions in limbo, Ohio has sent a forceful letter to Washington asserting that the state can obtain a lethal injection drug from overseas without violating any laws. 

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