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U.S. Election 2012: Alexander says Troy Davis Should Not Be Executed

Stewart Alexander has joined with millions worldwide calling on Georgia state officials to spare the life of Troy Davis. Stewart Alexander is also joined by the Socialist Party USA, the Peace and Freedom Party, the Freedom Socialist Party, the Green Party USA, former President Jimmy Carter, and former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher requesting clemency for Troy Davis.
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With only three days before the scheduled execution of Troy Davis, U.S. Presidential Candidate Stewart Alexander is calling the Obama administration to take action to halt the impending execution of Troy Davis. The execution of troy Davis is scheduled for Wednesday.

Stewart Alexander is calling on President Barack Obama and the U.S. Department of Justice to take immediate steps to save the life of Davis. Davis was sentence to death 20 years ago for the murder of Savannah Police Officer Mark Allen MacPhail.

According to the Metro Atlanta/State News, "At trial, nine witnesses testified they saw Davis at the scene, saw him shoot MacPhail or were told by Davis he killed Macphail. But since the trial, seven of the key witnesses have either recanted or backed off their testimony." Alexander refers to reports, "Several of the witnesses have made statement that they were pressured by the police to indentify Davis as the murderer of police officer MacPhail.

Stewart Alexander has joined with millions worldwide calling on Georgia state officials to spare the life of Troy Davis. Stewart Alexander is also joined by the Socialist Party USA, the Peace and Freedom Party, the Freedom Socialist Party, the Green Party USA, former President Jimmy Carter, and former Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Norman Fletcher requesting clemency for Troy Davis.

Stewart Alexander says there is still time to do what is right; "I am asking President Obama to put politics aside and lead the effort to help save the life of Troy Davis.

For more information search the Web for: Stewart Alexander Cares  http://www.stewartalexandercares.com/

Troy Davis' Life in Board's Hands:  http://www.ajc.com/news/troy-davis-life-in-1183243.html

Save Troy Davis, Too Much Doubt:  link to www.rolandsmartin.com

Green Party Statement in Support of Troy Davis:  http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/09/18/18690642.php

Peace and Freedom Party Statement in Support of Troy Davis:  link to www.peaceandfreedom.org

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The following is a message from Laura Moye, the Amnesty International USA Troy Davis Campaign Director, regarding this weeks plan on behalf of Troy Davis:



Friends,



Thank you so much for supporting the efforts to stop the execution of Troy Davis. The outpouring of support has been truly unprecedented! There are nearly one million petition signatures now that have come in for clemency!

Here is an outline of what we have planned for this week. Please lend your support as you are able and share with your contacts:



MONDAY

ATLANTA:
7:30am vigil outside "Sloppy" Floyd Building (2 MLK Dr (GSU Marta station, cross street is Piedmont))
(9am hearing begins, closed to public and press)
The decision may come down from the board as soon as late afternoon, though it is also possible they would issue it later in the evening or on Tuesday.

The vigil will end when the decision is issued on Monday or TBD if it gets late Monday and a decision doesn't appear to be in sight.



We will do our best to update people with the decision. You will surely find it in the news media as soon as it is made. We will also let folks know as best we can by email, my twitter account (@lauramoye) (there's a feed of my tweets on justicefortroy.org), our local Troy info line is 404-492-7277.


TUESDAY

If Clemency is granted or the execution is temporarily stayed:

-Atlanta: gathering of gratitude at a church (TBD) 7pm
-Everywhere: gatherings of gratitude and a call to commit to building the abolition movement are encouraged.



If clemency is denied:

-AI will urge the Board to reconsider, asking everyone to send more emails and faxes to the Board
-Tuesday will be a "Day of Protest"
-people are asked to wear a black armband, with "not in my name!" written on it
-ATLANTA: protest rally at the state capitol 7pm (Washington Street side);

-Everywhere: protests are encouraged



WEDNESDAY
If clemency is denied
-Wednesday will be a "Day of Vigil"
-wear black armband, with "not in my name!" written on it

GEORGIA focal events:

a) vigil in Jackson across from the prison at Towaliga County Line Baptist Church;
b) vigil in Atlanta on the capitol steps



Everywhere else: vigils are encouraged