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OKC Actions for Troy Davis

Lydia Polley, co-chair of Oklahoma Citizens Against the Death Penalty, has sent out this call for action:

Today, 3:00 pm: make black arm bands proclaiming NOT IN MY NAME! at ACLU Office, 3000 Paseo. I’m bringing the material & pens.

Wednesday, 21st: 4:30 attend the Pinwheels for Peace at OCU, McDaniel University Center, wearing Not in my Name! arm bands & asking others to also wear them. 7:30 pm if […] Continue reading OKC Actions for Troy Davis

My LTE regarding Troy Davis

In light of the disappointing and disheartening news about Troy Davis, I wrote this letter to the editor of the Augusta (GA) Chronicle:

Dear Editor,

I am shocked that Georgia’s Pardons and Paroles Board has voted to allow Troy Davis’s execution to proceed when world attention has been called to the doubts about his guilt. Seven of nine witnesses at the original trial have recanted their testimony, and no […] Continue reading My LTE regarding Troy Davis