Why Are Needles Used for Lethal Injection Sterilized

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10/22/07 Dr. Delemeester Economic Naturalist Paper Why Are Needles Used for Lethal Injection Sterilized There are many questions that perplex people in their everyday lives. These are questions that make you think even when no logical answer is in sight. One such question is why needles that are used for lethal ejections sterilized? This is one of many questions that can be answered using a few simple Principles of Economics. This particular question can be answered using a principle called the Principle of Increasing Opportunity Cost. Needles are mass-produced in factories for all types of Medical needs, so the only needles that are available for lethal injections are sterile needles.
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Unformatted text preview: The Principle of Increasing Opportunity Cost states that you must use the resources with the lowest opportunity cost before turning to those with higher opportunity costs. Since this is the only way that needles are produced, they have the lowest opportunity cost, and it is far cheaper to use these needles than any others. This conundrum is one of many that has yet again been solved by using Economics. Bibliography http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:JpI9Bc79bvgJ:wiki.answers.com/Q/Why_are_leth al_injection_needles_sterilized+lethal+injection+needles&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=6&gl=us http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lethal_injection...
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