-KPTM-TV Fox 42, November 16, 2009 by Meghan Youker
“I don’t think any state wanted to be the first to get rid of a practice that they’ve been clinging to for years, but now that Ohio has said we’re going to do this, we’re going to make executions more humane, I would hope that Nebraska officials would take a serious look at that and do the same,” Alper said.
-KETV Omaha, November 16, 2009 by Andrew Ozaki
“Six out of the last 11 people executed in California were likely awake and conscious as the excruciatingly painful potassium chloride entered their veins,” said Ty Alper.
-Omaha World-Herald, November 17, 2009 by Paul Hammel
“They’ve been sentenced to death. They weren’t sentenced to torture,” said Ty Alper, associate director of the Death Penalty Clinic.
-The Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 23, 2009 by Aaron Marshall
“I think this is something that is pretty well accepted,” he said. “It’s very similar to the way that animals are euthanized—there’s been a lot of testimony about it, and the effects of the anesthetic are pretty well known.”