Appeals courtroom okays first federal execution in 17 years

“The federal authorities has put this household within the untenable place of selecting between their proper to witness Danny Lee’s execution and their very own well being and security,” the victims’ household’s lawyer, Baker Kurrus, stated in a press release obtained by CBS News. “As a result of the federal government has scheduled the execution within the midst of a raging pandemic, these three girls must put their lives in danger to journey cross-country right now.”