Tuesday, September 20, 2011

No Clemency For Troy Davis

Sad day indeed for Troy Davis. Personally I don't know if he did or didn't commit the crime but if he is truly innocent this is a horrible day in this nation.

"ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's pardons board rejected clemency for Troy Davis on Tuesday, one day before his scheduled execution, despite high-profile support from figures including an ex-president and a former FBI director for the claim that he was wrongly convicted of killing a police officer in 1989.

Davis is scheduled to die Wednesday by injection for killing off-duty Savannah officer Mark MacPhail, who was shot dead while rushing to help a homeless man being attacked. It is the fourth time in four years that Davis' execution has been scheduled by Georgia officials"
Source: Yahoo.com

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