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From left: the Rev. Cei Loofe, Catherine Baker-Coleman, the Rev. Royal Carleton, and Matthew Rehwaldt stand in silent protest outside the Nebraska State Penitentiary in Lincoln on the morning of Carey Dean Moore's planned execution, Aug. 14, 2018. Moore was executed here Tuesday morning, Nebraska’s first execution since 1997 and the first in the United States carried out using fentanyl, the powerful opioid at the center of the nation’s overdose epidemic. (Luke Franke/The New York Times)