A Republican lawmaker with the last name of Christian is anything but

I realize this may sound harsh… but as a father and former lawman, I really don’t care if it’s by lethal injection, by the electric chair, firing squad, hanging, the guillotine or being fed to the lions.

— Oklahoma Republican Mike Christian, professing his disturbing enthusiasm for state-sponsored judicial killing, which many Christian denominations (including the Catholic Church) resoundingly oppose on moral grounds.