Troy Anthony Davis Global Day of Action

Troy Anthony Davis Global Day of Action
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Dear Fellow Abolitionists,
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, is Troy Anthony Davis Global Day of Action. 
This is an opportunity to "shout from the rooftops" in opposition to what could be the execution of an innocent man.  We invite you to join NCADP by participating in this day of action in some meaningful way.  More on that is below.
We also wanted to take the opportunity to thank each of the 649 supporters who posted a comment in support of NCADP on the Jenzabar Foundation blog.  We here at NCADP were deeply touched by your support and comments.  While NCADP received the most comments and that is what got us to the finals, the Jenzabar Foundation chose to make its award to another worthy organization called Forge, which helps refugees in Africa.  We applaud the folks at Forge, and we thank the Jenzabar Foundation for its work and for the benefits NCADP has derived from participating in the contest.  Again, thank you.
Troy Anthony Davis Global Day of Action
Troy Anthony Davis is currently on death row in Georgia, where he awaits a decision in his case by the U.S. Supreme Court.  If the Court refuses to hear his case or otherwise grant relief, his execution date could be set at any time.  Tuesday, May 19th is Troy Anthony Davis Global Day of Action, an event sponsored by Amnesty International and endorsed by the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.  Learn more and take action here.
NCADP Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney wrote about this case last week on the Huffington Post – read that here.
 
Additional Background
In 1991, Troy was convicted in the murder of off-duty police officer Mark MacPhail largely on the basis of eyewitness testimony – no physical evidence links him to the crime. Since his trial, seven of nine eyewitnesses have recanted their original statements, yet federal law prevents these new eyewitness statements from being heard.
Troy’s execution had been scheduled for September 23rd, 2008. On September 12, 2008 he was denied clemency by the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. Two hours before he was to be killed he received stay from the U.S. Supreme Court pending its decision as to whether it would hear his appeal.  On October 14, 2008, the Court denied his request for relief so that his evidence of innocence could be heard in a legal proceeding.  Just one day later, Troy Davis’ execution was set for October 27 at 7pm EST.  On October 24, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay pending further examination and possible acceptance of a new appeal.  On April 16, by a 2-1 vote the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals denied Troy’s appeal but issued a 30 stay to allow time for an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. 
The stay has now expired.  Learn more about this case and take action here.
Thank you.
–abe
Abraham J. Bonowitz
Director of Affiliate Support
NCADP is proud to be making an impact online!
Visit : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diann-rusttierney to read articles by NCADP Executive Director Diann Rust-Tierney.
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Also, thanx for signing my petitions, et al, please consider sharing them. Also, since Admin. of change.org aren't allowing me to invite people to do my actions lately and are switching my urls for my petitions so when I invite people off their site they can't get to the petition either (ergo 3 possible urls for each petition), here's a few of my latest actions; do as few or as many as you'd like (there are 3 linx for each petition because admin. switches between the 3 of them so people trying to sign the petition can‘t get to it): This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Haiti disaster anniversary, please, do what you can: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9033 This petition on change.org: Haiti disaster anniversary: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2?share_id=yIpWHEHxri&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2 http://www.change.org/petitions/view/haiti_disaster_anniversary_2   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green, Indigenous, Native American, etc., actions: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9026 This petition on change.org: Green, Indigenous, Native American, acts: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous_native_american_acts?share_id=NHvTtQadfP&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts http://www.change.org/petitions/view/green_indigenous,_native_american_acts   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday, holiday: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9024 This petition on change.org: Art/Act: celebrate Dr. M.L. King, Jr.'s holiday: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/artact_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jrs_holiday?share_id=QjOkAUGeBQ&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday http://www.change.org/petitions/view/art_act_celebrate_dr_ml_king_jr_s_holiday   This post on Disabled Greens News and discussion: Green; NA; the evolution; Civil, Human, LP, Prisoner's Rights; Poverty; etc..: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DisabledGreensNews/message/9022 This petition on change.org: Economically empower through advocacy: http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy?share_id=WZNqBQWcXE&pe=pce http://uspoverty.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_through_advocacy http://www.change.org/petitions/view/economically_empower_throug
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