Troy Davis

Yes, Troy Davis has been killed, after a roller coaster ride through the end stages of an execution. But he left a message behind, which said this, in part: This fight to end the death penalty is not won or lost through me but through our Read more...
As we all know, Bill O'Reilly was threatening to "pack it in" this week on The O'Reilly Factor if heaven forbid his taxes might go up if the GOP House would ever vote for such an increase. On this Wednesday's show, rather than pay an ounce of Read more...
A last-minute reprieve in the Troy Davis execution was called while the U.S. Supreme Court looks at petition. Read more...
Troy Davis is scheduled to be murdered by the state of Georgia tonight at 7pm EDT. I say "murdered" rather than "executed" because murder is what it really is. It is the intentional taking of another person's life by the state. There is no Read more...
Progressive rapper Jasiri X released a new video on September 15, "I Am Troy Davis (T.R.O.Y.)," highlighting the plight of a man who is scheduled to be executed on the 21st by the state of Georgia. While tea party "patriots" are cheering the Read more...

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From Democracy Now -- Over 500,000 Sign Petition to Stop Georgia Execution of Troy Davis: Thousands of people who believe the state of Georgia is about to execute an innocent man are rallying behind the high-profile death row inmate Troy Read more...
I want to tell you a story. It isn't about Troy Davis, but it is about Troy Davis. It is about murder, loss, vengeance, and victims. It is about how our justice system treats defendants of color and about how our justice system does not Read more...
Unfortunately, Scalia's right. According to the rule of after-discovered evidence (I became familiar with it when I was a reporter and covering a simi Read more...
Via The New York Times: Though prosecutors have considered the case solved for nearly two decades, a chorus of eyewitnesses say the police arrested Read more...