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Will Georgia keep its lethal injection secrets?

Georgia's secrecy surrounding lethal injection could mean people may never know what was wrong with the “cloudy” drug that postponed the execution of Kelly Gissendaner. Or how close the state may have come this past week to its own botched execution.

The Georgia secrecy law, which went into effect in 2013, specifically prohibits the state from identifying the manufacturers of the lethal drugs and others involved in the execution process. But state officials say the spirit of the law also allows them to withhold any information on the drugs — quality standards for production, credentials of the people involved, how it was tested and when the state acquired it.

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