Arkansas court halts two executions, U.S. court OKs others

The 8th Circut Court of Appeals overturned a federal judge’s ruling that stopped the execution of eight Arkansas prisoners.

In a separate case, the Arkansas Supreme Court stopped the execution of two of the prisoners.

What’s the rush? The state wants to kill those guys before the drugs go bad. Yea, great reason.

Arkansas prepping for lethal injections despite halt from courts

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Arkansas has not called off its plans to begin an unprecedented series of executions on Monday despite federal and state court rulings that temporarily halted the lethal injections of eight death row inmates. The orders by the various judges barred the state from carrying out the executions, including two planned for Monday night.