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Why Are Proper Sterilization Procedures Used During Lethal Injections?

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If you've ever wondered why we take the time to sterilize the lethal injection process, you need to understand a legal concept called "stay of execution." This phrase refers to a court order to temporarily suspend the execution of a court judgment or other court order. It doesn't necessarily refer to an execution, but here's the thing: stay of executions can happen at any moment...even as the needle is piercing the prisoner's skin. And guess what? It's happened. Watch the following video to learn more.

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