Not among the recommendations: shrouding the process in more secrecy.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told the Gannett editorial boards this week that two things have to happen in Ohio legislature, he feels, before any executions can take place in Ohio again next year.
“You’re not going to see a death penalty take place until the General Assembly takes action,” DeWine said during a joint meeting with David Pepper, his Democratic opponent in the Nov. 4 election. The session with Gannett newspaper editors in Ohio was streamed live on the Internet.Sure. That's what we need.
The execution issues deal with providing anonymity for “compounding pharmacies” and immunity protection for physicians who help the state with legal support for executions, DeWine spokesman Dan Tierney said.