Tag Archives: Troy Davis

Peace and Freedom Party: Occupy Wall Street!

The Peace and Freedom Party issued the following statement on September 24, 2011. To download this statement as a flyer to print and distribute click here.

Peace and Freedom Party of California, the only working class, feminist-socialist party on the ballot in California, expresses our solidarity with the activists participating in the Occupation of Wall Street, now entering its second week.… Read more ...

On the Execution of Troy Davis: A Personal Statement from C. T. Weber, State Chair of the Peace and Freedom Party

http://peaceandfreedom.org:

Tonight was a lonely one. I had just heard the United States Supreme Court could find no constitutional ground to stop the execution of Troy Davis when I got a call and was told that the ACLU was going to call a last minute vigil in front of the state Capitol in Sacramento, California.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party: We Are All Troy Davis

IPR Note: This press release was issued last week. Troy Davis was executed tonight.

“We must not Sacrifice Fairness for Finality, Nor Ignore Perjury Enticed by Law Enforcement Officers”

“Why was the testimony of all those recanting witnesses credible enough to send a fellow human being to prison, but is not credible enough to release him now?”… Read more ...

Bob Barr takes on US Postal Service, E-Verify and the execution of Troy Davis

E-Verify has morphed into a monster
by Bob Barr
as published on The Daily Caller
9/19/2011

In this column last week, I raised the alarm about the “E-Verify” program proposed to be implemented as part of the Legal Workforce Act (HR 2164) under consideration to be fast-tracked by House Judiciary Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TX).… Read more ...

Green Party members speak out to stop execution of Troy Davis in Georgia, urge abolition of the death penalty

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:

Friday, September 16, 2011

Contacts:
Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-518-5624, cell 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on criminal justice and the death penalty:
http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-criminal.php

WASHINGTON, DC — The Green Party of the United States today called for a halt to the impending execution of Troy Davis, scheduled for September 21 in Georgia, and cited the case an example of why the death penalty must be abolished.… Read more ...

Bob Barr Op-Ed Piece on Troy Davis and the Death Penalty

Forwarded by Bob Olson, an electoral activist from Long Island, NY. Circulated on the list-serve of the group Free the West Memphis Three.(A group dedicated to proving the innocence of three men in Arkansas.)

June 1, 2009
Op-Ed Contributor
Death Penalty Disgrace
By BOB BARR

THERE is no abuse of government power more egregious than executing an innocent man.

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Socialist Party SPUSA supports “Day of Action for Troy Davis”

Posted at the list-serve for Socialist Party USA, “SP National List”:

May 19th is a day of action for Troy Davis.  Find an event in your area here: [Amnesty International USA]

For more info on Troy’s case see here: [SPUSA newspaper]

Background:

Restrictions on Federal appeals have prevented Troy Anthony Davis from having a hearing in federal court on the reliability of the witness testimony used against him, despite the fact that most of the witnesses have since recanted, many alleging they were pressured or coerced by police.

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