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JimDandy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-23-08 08:38 PM
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48. What a relief!
Seven people recanted their testimony and he was still up for execution tonight? Something is wrong with our system. Good for the Supremes. Now get that man a new trial, somebody!
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  -Troy Davis Granted Stay Of Execution parkersdad  Sep-23-08 04:33 PM   #0 
  - That *is* great news. Thanks for posting it, and welcome to DU, pd!  hisownpetard   Sep-23-08 04:37 PM   #1 
  - WOW! I have been in agony over this pending execution of an innocent man.  tblue   Sep-23-08 04:38 PM   #2 
  - Fantastic.  Blue_In_AK   Sep-23-08 04:38 PM   #3 
  - This. is. the. best. news! nt  quiet.american   Sep-23-08 04:39 PM   #4 
  - but the stay is temporary...for how long? I have heard of stays being  angstlessk   Sep-23-08 04:39 PM   #5 
  - i think for a week nt  parkersdad   Sep-23-08 04:45 PM   #11 
  - TROY DAVIS  Birthday   Sep-23-08 04:39 PM   #6 
  - Better 1,000 guilty men go free than 1 innocent man be executed.  patriotvoice   Sep-23-08 04:41 PM   #7 
  - great news  knowbody0   Sep-23-08 04:42 PM   #8 
  - What a relief  eowyn_of_rohan   Sep-23-08 04:44 PM   #9 
  - Here's a bit more info:  emlev   Sep-23-08 04:45 PM   #10 
  - YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES! YES!  whereismyparty   Sep-23-08 04:46 PM   #12 
  - The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a stay of execution for Troy Anthony Davis, who was convicted in 1  gateley   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   # 
  - YES!  Zhade   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #13 
  - Good.  redwitch   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #14 
  - Glad I signed that DU petition.  d_b   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #15 
  - I was so upset, because I learned he was to be murdered today.  Zhade   Sep-23-08 07:14 PM   #38 
     - He wasn't going to be murdered.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-23-08 09:25 PM   #58 
        - Executing an innocent man denied his right to a fair trial IS murder.  Zhade   Sep-27-08 09:00 PM   #72 
  - Thank goodness. nt  JerseygirlCT   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #16 
  - What good news.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #17 
  - praise GOD!  grannie4peace   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #18 
  - Glad to hear some good news!  bananas   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #19 
  - His guilt is highly questionable.  Venceremos   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #20 
  - And that's reasonable doubt. Never should have been convicted in the first place.  Zhade   Sep-23-08 07:15 PM   #39 
  - Amazing! Wonderful news.  Diane R   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #21 
  - US Supreme Court stays execution of Georgia death row inmate (AFP)  struggle4progress   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #22 
  - Stay Of Execution Granted For Troy Davis (local channel 11)  struggle4progress   Sep-23-08 05:03 PM   #23 
  - Something good happened today.....  Bennyboy   Sep-23-08 05:04 PM   #24 
  - proud 2B among who wrote their govt on this YOU SHOULDNT PREEMPTIVE STRIKE IF YOU MIGHT B WRONG!!!  happygoluckytoyou   Sep-23-08 05:08 PM   #25 
  - Excellent  nini   Sep-23-08 05:12 PM   #26 
  - Thank you friggin SCOTUS!  sonias   Sep-23-08 05:15 PM   #27 
  - This and the Heller decision.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Sep-23-08 09:26 PM   #59 
  - Sorry Sonia  youarefunny   Sep-23-08 10:49 PM   #63 
     - Thanks for the correction  sonias   Sep-23-08 10:55 PM   #64 
  - Sure hope it will encourage the Georgia authorities to examine this more closely,  Judi Lynn   Sep-23-08 05:17 PM   #28 
  - Judi Lynn, How Can You Ask That?  Demeter   Sep-23-08 05:20 PM   #29 
     - Embarrasment -- internationally --  defendandprotect   Sep-23-08 08:44 PM   #49 
  - I was so Happy  kmdemqueen   Sep-23-08 05:32 PM   #30 
  - YES!!!  BrklynLiberal   Sep-23-08 05:49 PM   #31 
  - Thank G*d! "Curfew shall not ring tonight" !!  DinahMoeHum   Sep-23-08 06:00 PM   #32 
  - Thank you for the update--I have been praying all day  kaygore   Sep-23-08 06:09 PM   #33 
  - Great news I was honestly afraid to hope for!! nt  jobycom   Sep-23-08 06:23 PM   #34 
  - Think of this  kmdemqueen   Sep-23-08 06:47 PM   #35 
  - Yeah, I agree. Look for the worm in this decision. I am overjoyed that an innocent  Peace Patriot   Sep-23-08 08:37 PM   #46 
  - This is great news!  NikolaC   Sep-23-08 06:59 PM   #36 
  - One can hope and pray.  emilyg   Sep-23-08 07:59 PM   #40 
  - I woke up this morning thinking...  Pastiche423   Sep-23-08 07:12 PM   #37 
  - Thank god!  atjrpsych   Sep-23-08 08:01 PM   #41 
  - Great news!  pberq   Sep-23-08 08:03 PM   #42 
  - I am crying tears of joy and relief  KitchenWitch   Sep-23-08 08:05 PM   #43 
  - Great ! As a former prosecutor in Houston  janethussein   Sep-23-08 08:23 PM   #44 
  - Thank G-d!  trthnd4jstc   Sep-23-08 08:26 PM   #45 
  - Thank you so much for posting this- I just  demokatgurrl   Sep-23-08 08:37 PM   #47 
  - What a relief!  JimDandy   Sep-23-08 08:38 PM   #48 
  - It's only a stay until the Georgia appeals looks at it on Monday.  Gregorian   Sep-23-08 09:06 PM   #50 
  - Yes! nt  WIllo   Sep-23-08 09:06 PM   #51 
  - great  grantcart   Sep-23-08 09:07 PM   #52 
  - OMG, that's such great news!  racaulk   Sep-23-08 09:13 PM   #53 
  - Joy.....  Dystopian   Sep-23-08 09:15 PM   #54 
  - Wonderful! I am so glad.  debbierlus   Sep-23-08 09:16 PM   #55 
  - Congratulations...  patomime   Sep-23-08 09:19 PM   #56 
  - Great News! eom  burrowowl   Sep-23-08 09:25 PM   #57 
  - I can't believe it  Ammonium   Sep-23-08 10:09 PM   #60 
  - such GOOD news!  gblady   Sep-23-08 10:34 PM   #61 
  - My father, who fought the death penalty for more than 50 years...  George II   Sep-23-08 10:38 PM   #62 
  - Look. A stay 2 hrs before the execution time is cruelty for the visceral feeling of it.  iconicgnom   Sep-23-08 11:41 PM   #65 
  - Excellent point, and I think if it were made more often  demokatgurrl   Sep-24-08 08:05 AM   #67 
  - K & R Capitol Punishment is just wrong  OakCliffDem   Sep-24-08 04:54 AM   #66 
  - Some rare good news! nt  regularguy   Sep-24-08 08:10 AM   #68 
  - Kick and Must Read!  countryjake   Sep-24-08 02:40 PM   #69 
  - Woohoo...You can feel the shift in karma of late.  percussivemadness   Sep-25-08 05:20 PM   #70 
  - Thank god  iandhr   Sep-27-08 07:52 PM   #71 
 

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