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Letter to Virginia Legislature on Execution Secrecy Bill

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  1. Freedom of Information
The Virginia Legislature is considering a bill that would exempt information on the drugs used in executions, as well as…

The Virginia Legislature is considering a bill that would exempt information on the drugs used in executions, as well as the pharmacies that produce them and any investigations into those pharmacies, from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The Reporters Committee argued that this information should not be kept from the public, especially in light of the concerns that have been raised with regards to the sources of execution drugs and the numerous recent botched executions around the nation.