Arkansas can’t find enough volunteers to witness its back-to-back executions

Over the course of 10 days in April, Arkansas plans to put to death eight inmates.

The state code requires that no fewer than six “respectable citizens” be present at each execution.

There’s one problem: It’s having a hard time finding enough volunteers to witness them.

The volunteer pool is apparently thin enough that Department of Corrections Director Wendy Kelley invited members of a local Rotary Club to volunteer.

Temporarily there was a little laugh from the audience because...

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