Oklahoma death row inmates push for firing squad alternative to lethal injection

Two Oklahoma death row inmates slated to be executed through the use of lethal injection are pushing for a firing squad as an alternative.

Donald Grant and Gilbert Postelle, a pair of inmates in Oklahoma convicted of slayings, requested that U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot approve a temporary injunction to pause each of their executions and allow a trial over the constitutionality of the state’s three-shot lethal injection, according to the Associated Press.

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