My 2 Cents: Execution Drug Controversy - - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

NEWS: My 2 Cents

My 2 Cents: Execution Drug Controversy

Posted: Updated:

Never thought I'd be sympathetic toward two animals on death row, but I am, somewhat, tonight.

These guys are despicable. Clayton Lockett tossed an 18-year-old Perry girl into a grave then shot her twice. And Charles Warner raped then murdered his girlfriend's 11-month-old daughter. These guys deserve to be put to death, and will be before long.

After two recent executions, one where the inmate gasped for minutes, and another in which the inmate said he was burning inside, the chemicals being used came into question.

The traditional lethal cocktail has been harder for states to get, and some states like Oklahoma are trying to protect the privacy of the companies that do provide the drugs.

Lockett and Warner point to those executions and say they have a right to know what drugs are going to kill them and where they come from. A judge agreed.

In 1990 I witnessed an execution, the man didn't deserve to live in my opinion, his life was taken from him, but his death appeared to me to be painless.

I don't want to pay for these two guys to live any longer, but neither do I want to execute them in an agonizing manner, recognizing full well they never gave that consideration to their young murder victims.

Live Radar

ESP Interactive

Featured On

  • Business News

    Find news on Oklahoma's economy, local business, the banking industry and more.

  • Consumer Watch

    Been a victim of a scam? The Consumer Watch team investigates and gives helpful advice.

  • Links

    Looking for a website you heard mentioned on News 9? Find it here!

  • Local News

    Get the latest breaking news, current events and headlines effecting Oklahomans.

  • 9 Investigates

    Are you aware of incidents of fraud, corruption, government waste? We investigate.

  • Send Kelly Your 2 Cents

    * denotes required fields

    We're sorry, but only one entry is allowed per person.
    Thank you for your continued interest.

    Thanks so much for giving me Your 2 Cents. I read every e-mail I get and appreciate your comments. Be looking for Your 2 Cents Monday through Friday on NEWS 9 at 10. Thanks so much, Kelly Ogle, NEWS 9 Anchor

Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Oklahoma's Own is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.