Ohio to discard controversial two-drug cocktail from use in executions

Ohio's Execution Protocol Changes for the 6th Time in 5 Years

“However, the state, which has seen four executions go horribly wrong, is about to issue its sixth execution protocol in five years.  Ohio needs to take a comprehensive look at its death penalty system and execution process, something the state hasn’t done since it re-implemented the death penalty in 1981,” Young said.