The 76 year old death row inmate Clarence Ray Allen, was put to death early Tuesday by the state of California.

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Having suffered a heart attack back in September, Allen had asked prison authorities to let him die if he went into cardiac arrest before his execution, a request prison officials said they would not honor.

“At no point are we not going to value the sanctity of life,” said prison spokesman Vernell Crittendon. “We would resuscitate him,” then execute him.

The intelligent design folks are right. We have not evolved…in fact we’re getting dumber everyday…