Fla. lawmaker wants to bring back firing squads

Makes ya wonder just how laws are made. A bill is introduced into the Florida legislature based on a conversation in a Waffle House to revert to the electric chair or offer option of the firing squad.

“Just when you thought that public policy in Florida couldn’t get worse, along comes a state rep who develops proposed legislation from what he overhears at the Waffle House,” Simon said. “Given all that former members of the Florida Supreme Court and the American Bar Association have said about Florida’s broken death penalty system, including the nation’s highest number of exonerations, this would be embarrassing — if our legislature were capable of embarrassment.”

Link to full article: Fla. lawmaker wants to bring back firing squads

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