Pro to the question "Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
"Having no hope of overturning capital punishment itself at the ballot box or through the court system, a few vocal death penalty opponents, including inmates, have rolled out a new strategy to change how it is carried out...
As any other anesthesiologist will tell you, this argument involving pancuronium bromide is bogus."
"Attack on Texas' Lethal Injections is Bogus," Houston Chronicle, Feb. 1, 2004
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, other relevant advanced degrees, corrections and government officials with significant involvement in, or related to, death penalty issues. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Vice President, Business Development, Biophysical Corporation, May 2008-present
Former Texas State Senator (R-Houston), 2002-2008
Congressman, Texas House of Representatives, 1994-2002
Board member, Texas Conservative Coalition
Member, American Legislative Exchange Council's Health and Human Services Task Force
Recipient, Fighter for Free Enterprise, Texas Association of Business
Recipient, Distinguished Legislator Award, Texas State Child Fatality Review Team Committee
Recipient, Legislative Leadership Award, Texas Chemical Council
Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Texas Orthopedic Association
Recipient, Public Service Award, Texas Osteopathic Medical Association
Recipient, Appreciation Award - National Alliance on Mental Illness
Recipient, Citizen of the Year Award for 2005, Galveston County Daily News