Firing-squad executions get the green light in South Carolina

South Carolina has given the green light to firing-squad executions, a method codified into state law last year after a decade-long pause in carrying out death sentences because of the state’s inability to procure lethal injection drugs.

South Carolina senators add firing squad as alternative execution method

South Carolina senators added a firing squad to the electric chair as alternatives if the state can't execute inmates by way of lethal injection. The state can't put anyone to death now because its supply of lethal injection drugs expired and it has not been able to buy any more.