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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on U.S. Supreme Court Lethal Injection Ruling

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Location: Austin, TX


Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on U.S. Supreme Court Lethal Injection Ruling

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court's ruling to uphold the method of lethal injection in capital punishments:

"Texas is a law and order state, and I stand by the majority of Texans who support the death penalty as it is written in Texas law. It is an appropriate response for the most violent crimes against our fellow human beings."

"Today's ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court affirms the method the State of Texas has in place to carry out the death penalty."


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