Arizona has acquired the drugs necessary to begin lethal injections of death row prisoners, the state Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry has announced. State Attorney Geneeral Mark Brnovich, a supporter of the death penalty, is shown in this file photo. (Photo by Gage Skidmore, cc-by-sa-2.0, https://bit.ly/2WtlBo9)
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Arizona has finally obtained a lethal injection drug and is ready to resume executions after the difficulty of finding such drugs led to a nearly seven-year hiatus in carrying out the death penalty in the state, corrections officials said Friday.