The executions in Oklahoma may go forward.
U.S. Supreme Court rules that controversial drug does not violate prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment for executions.

Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., joined by four other justices, concludes that a disputed drug used to render condemned prisoners unconscious as the first stage in the lethal injection process works sufficiently well that it does not violate the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. The executions in Oklahoma may go forward.

Read more at the NY Times, http://nyti.ms/1Gmn0iL