Shortly after 9 p.m., the executioners will inject Mr. Muhammad with a series of chemicals, ending with a fatal dose of potassium chloride, according to prison officials.Governor Will Not Stay Sniper Execution
Tim Kaine, Virginia's first Roman Catholic governor, has openly expressed his faith-based opposition to capital punishment, but promised as a candidate in 2005 that he would carry out Virginia's death penalty law despite his beliefs.Mr. Muhammed, as the Times calls him, was a terrorist and capital punishment — like it or not — is pretty clearly authorized by both the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
It's too bad H.L. Mencken's "On Hanging A Man" isn't online.
* This one does.