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Troy Davis – Last Minute Action Alert!

Kay asked me to post this over here.  There’s fuller diary and links over at the Critical Mass Progress diary on the subject.

In the meantime, you can email/fax letters to the GA Board of Pardons & Paroles before Monday morning. Use the salutation “Dear Board Members.”

Email: and Fax: +1 404 651 8502.  

No telephone calls will be accepted, so don’t waste time trying to call.  

Huffington Post reports Troy Davis Clemency, Religious Leaders Rally for Support

Faitful America also has a petition

So does Amnesty International (editor)


  1. TrueBlueMajority

    I have previously signed the Amnesty International petition.

    Thanks for posting and helping spread the word about this action alert!

  2. blue jersey mom

    to the board. I hate the death penalty. These cases just break my heart. There is no material evidence against this man, and almost all the witnesses have recanted their testimony.

  3. American in Chiang Mai

    I feel sick to my stomach.  The death penalty has always deeply disturbed me, but in a case of a possibly innocent man, the thought is simply appalling.

  4. sricki

    has, for many years, struck me as one of the most shameful things about this country. Thanks for getting the links/info to us.

  5. Rashaverak

    Breaking News Alert

    The New York Times

    Tuesday, September 20, 2011 — 9:23 AM EDT


    Georgia Board of Pardons Rejects Clemency for Troy Davis

    Troy Davis, whose death-row case ignited an international campaign to save his life, has lost what appeared to be his last attempt to avoid death by lethal injection on Wednesday.

    Rejecting pleas by Mr. Davis’s lawyers that shaky witness testimony and a lack of physical evidence presented enough doubt about his guilt to spare him death, the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles ruled on Tuesday morning that Mr. Davis, 42, should die for killing Mark MacPhail, an off-duty police officer, in a Savannah parking lot in 1989.

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