Speak Out for Troy Davis
Two days ago, a federal district court in Savannah, Georgia denied Troy Davis' petition – ruling that Troy didn't reach the extraordinarily high legal bar to prove his innocence.
The courts have been far too comfortable leaving room for doubt, error and bias. There is no physical or scientific evidence linking Troy to the crime. In fact, Troy had to rely on witnesses who the judge didn't find credible, even though these are the same witnesses on which his conviction hangs!
Because the courts have failed to resolve the doubts in this case, we're taking Troy's story back to the court of public opinion. We want every news outlet talking about the disastrous system that would allow a man to be put to death even when doubts persist about his guilt.
Write a letter in support of Troy Davis and ask key newspapers to publish it. (http://www.amnestyusa.org/lte/troy.php?ICID=T1006A01&z=10025-6110)
There are no do-overs when it comes to death. As long as there's doubt, there should be no execution. But as long as there's hope, we'll continue to fight for Troy Davis. Thank you again for taking action in support of Troy!
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