Hello Readers and Journey Family! I found this in my email box today addressed to: Dear EmailNation Subscriber,
Troy Davis has been on death row in Georgia for 18 years for the murder of a Police Officer in Savannah; a murder he maintains he did not commit. And, after 18 years, the case against him has crumbled. His execution date has been delayed 3 times because the pieces just don't add up. Now, the state of Georgia may be about to kill the wrong man. Follow the links below and join Amnesty International USA's call to urge Georgia Governor Perdue to prevent the execution of Troy Davis.
Troy Davis was convicted in 1991 for the murder of a police officer. After 18 years on death row, the state of Georgia is prepared to kill a man who may be innocent:
Tell Georgia Governor Perdue to prevent the execution of Troy Davis!
The state of Georgia seems determined to kill Troy Davis. Despite mounting evidence proving his innocence, Troy's life still hangs in the balance. Urge Georgia Governor Perdue to exercise leadership and prevent the execution of Troy Davis!
While Troy Davis has sat on death row for the last 18 years, the case against him has crumbled. His execution date has been delayed 3 times because the pieces just don't add up. The state of Georgia may be about to kill the wrong man:
7 of the 9 witnesses have recanted their testimonies
No murder weapon nor any physical evidence has been found to link Troy to the crime
And if that wasn't enough to cast a shadow of doubt: One of the remaining two witnesses has actually been implicated as the real killer
Troy Davis was sentenced to death despite a tainted case and serious claims of innocence.
Pursuing the case against Troy Davis is an outrageous display of injustice. The family of police officer Mark MacPhail, whose life was tragically cut short by this crime, and the people of Georgia deserve true justice. It cannot be accomplished by executing a man with such strong claims of innocence.
The story of Troy Davis is not over. You have the power to help tip the scale in favor of justice. Please take action today.
Sue G. Vaughn
Director, Death Penalty Abolition Campaign
Amnesty International USA