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[Photo Below By Pat Sullivan, STF. In this May 27, 2008 file photo, the gurney in Huntsville, Texas, where Texas’ condemned are strapped down to receive a lethal dose of drugs is shown. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, viewed historically as little more than a speedbump on condemned inmates’ road to the death chamber, in recent weeks has halted the lethal injection of four inmates with execution dates approaching. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)]