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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_chair

Execution by electrocution, performed using an electric chair, is a method of execution ... Although the electric chair has long been a symbol of the death penalty in the United States, its use is in decline due to the rise of lethal injection, which is ...

deathpenaltyinfo.org/descriptions-execution-methods

Electrocution. Seeking a more humane method of execution than hanging, New York built the first electric chair in 1888 and executed William Kemmler in 1890.

deathpenaltyinfo.org/methods-execution

Electrocution, 158, 9 states (all have lethal injection as primary method). [ Alabama],[Arkansas], Florida, Kentucky, [Mississippi], [Oklahoma], [South Carolina], ...

www.nashvilletnlaw.com/blog/the-last-electric-chair-execution

Jun 23, 2014 ... I am not opposed to the death penalty in all cases. However, having actually seen Tennessee's last electrocution on September, 12 2007, ...

deathpenaltycurriculum.org/student/c/about/methods/electrocution.htm

Electrocution. Seeking a more humane method of execution than hanging, New York built the first electric chair in 1888 and executed William Kemmler in 1890.

www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/firing-squad-gas-chamber-how-long-executions-take-n329371

Mar 25, 2015 ... The Death Penalty Gets More Controversial Now That Utah Has ... The last electrocution was in Virginia in 2013 when Robert Gleason Jr. was ...

www.nbcnews.com/storyline/lethal-injection/americans-back-death-penalty-gas-or-electrocution-if-no-needle-n105346

May 15, 2014 ... In the wake of the botched Oklahoma lethal injection, Americans' support for the death penalty has not wavered, but they are open to other ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/04/26/thomas-edison-the-electric-chair-and-a-botched-execution-a-death-penalty-primer

Apr 28, 2017 ... To understand the gruesome history of the death penalty, it is ... in New York had been contemplating replacing hangings with electrocution.

www.washingtonexaminer.com/the-shocking-truth-about-the-electric-chair/article/2587000

Mar 29, 2016 ... Just nine of them, according to the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center, were killed by electrocution. But that number may soon rise.