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OwnedByCats Donating Member (4 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-22-11 03:34 AM
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85. Has it occurred to anyone ....
that maybe Mrs. MacPhail truly believes her son was killed by Troy Davis instead of coming to the conclusion that she's just happy someone is punished, regardless of guilt or innocence? I just think that's an unfair assumption to make without knowing her personally. With complete conviction some are saying "He is innocent!", throwing it around as if it were a fact rather than an opinion. I'm not saying he's guilty but at the same time I can't say he's innocent either. I wasn't there that night to witness what actually happened, just as none of you were. He might be innocent but I can't assume that and declare it a fact while making some pretty serious accusations against the victim's mother.

Don't get me wrong, I don't agree with the death penalty especially under the circumstance that someone was only guilty of being at the wrong place at the wrong time. I'm just trying to be neutral on the issue of guilt or innocence. All I can hope for is we haven't executed an innocent man.
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