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September, 2013



Tennessee Announces New Execution Drug

Friday’s Tennessean reported that the Tennessee Department of Correction will now use pentobarbital to execute inmates, moving from a three-drug cocktail to a one drug protocol. With this change, Tennessee joins states like Georgia and Texas in switching to this drug.

What is unclear is what this change means for resumption of executions in our state. Tennessee has not executed anyone since 2009, when Steve Henley and Cecil Johnson were executed after serving decades in prison.

TADP is deeply concerned about this move by the state, particularly as we continue to discover more and more problems with the application and administration of the death penalty in Tennessee and across the nation. With such doubt about the system’s fairness and reliability, Tennessee should not move forward with executions.  The risk is too great and the cost–both human and monetary–is too high.

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National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

Today is National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims.  This day is set aside to remember all those who have lost their lives to violence as well as their families and friends. Today reminds each of us to reach out to anyone we know who has suffered the murder of a loved one and to let them know that we are thinking of them and praying for them.

This day also reminds us that surviving family members of murder need our support, and we hope that you will consider volunteering your time to support a victims’ services organization where you live.

On Saturday, September 28, You Have the Power, an organization working to   educate, advocate for, and empower individuals and communities who are impacted by violent crime, will have its  2013 Walk Off Crime for No More Victims event in downtown Nashville beginning at 9:30 a.m.  This event allows you to join others to show support for those whose lives have been touched by violence.

I will be participating in this walk, and I hope others of you will join me.

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In Memory of Troy Davis

Tomorrow, September 21, marks two years since Troy Anthony Davis was executed. Looking back at his case, it is truly stunning, though not all that surprising, that the State of Georgia could proceed with an execution when there was so much doubt. There was no physical evidence linking Troy to the 1989 murder of Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail, seven of the nine state’s non-police witnesses had recanted their testimony, and nine individuals signed affidavits implicating Sylvester Coles, one of the other witnesses who testified against Troy, as the real killer. Troy’s case drew world-wide concern and garnered one million petition signers calling for his life to be spared. Despite all of this, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Supreme Court refused to intervene.

Photographer Scott Langley was in Jackson, GA during the final days of action around the case, and he documented the last hours of Troy’s life as he stood with Troy’s family and supporters outside of the prison that night. He has recently released these previously unseen photos that he took in the 24 hours leading up to Troy’s death. A new book called I Am Troy Davis, coauthored by Jen Marlowe and Troy’s sister, Martina Davis-Correia, includes a foreword by Sister Helen Prejean and provides an intimate look at Troy and the movement that tried to save his life. Our partners at Equal Justice USA authored this study guide to accompany the book. Check them out!

Troy once said, “The struggle for justice doesn’t end with me. This struggle is for all the Troy Davises who came before me and all the ones who will come after me.” Indeed, the struggle continues and we are making progress toward achieving Troy’s dream of a country and world without the death penalty. This May, Maryland became the sixth state in six years to abolish the death penalty and several more states are poised to end capital punishment in the coming years. Around the country and here in Tennessee, citizens and leaders from various backgrounds and of all political stripes are growing more concerned about this broken death penalty system, and TADP continues to educate audiences about the need for repeal.

You can help honor the memory of Troy Davis by speaking out against the death penalty and getting involved. You can talk with friends and family, host a speaker at your church or civic group, write a letter to the editor, express your concerns with your state legislators, and/or join or form a TADP chapter in your area. Please contact us to learn more.

(Photo of Troy Davis by The Savannah Morning News/AP via ABC News)

Fairly, there are numerous aspects you would like to think about medications. All discount medicaments save money, but few online drugstores offer better deals than other online drugstores. There isn’t anything you can’t order online anymore. Remedies like Deltasone ordinarily is used to treat diseases such as eye problems. Glucocorticoids naturally occurring steroids, which are easily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. There are varied drugs for every conditions. Cialis is a remedy prescribed to treat many illnesses. What do you already know about long term side effects of cialis? What consumers talk about how long does it take for cialis to take effect? A general sexual complaint among men is the erectile disfunction. Sexual problems mostly signal deeper problems: low libido or erectile disfunction can be the symptom a strong health problem such as core trouble. Albeit the erectile disfunction itself isn’t necessarily dangerous, erectile disfunction is sometimes one of the early warning symptoms of other underlying health conditions that can be very much dangerous. Unfortunately nearly all over-the-counter medicines have sometimes dangerous aftereffects, from muscle aches to death. If you buy any erectile dysfunction medicaments like Cialis, check with a physician that they are sure to take with your other drugs. Do not take unwanted medications. Take Cialis to your local chemist’s shop which will dispose of them for you.

New Study: Death Penalty Cases in Colorado Take Six Times Longer

A new cost study that was recently published in the University of Denver Criminal Law Review examined the amount of time involved from the initial charge of a defendant to final sentencing in a death penalty prosecution as compared to a life-without-parole (LWOP) prosecution in Colorado. According to the Death Penalty Information Center, researchers found that capital proceedings require six times more days in court and take much longer to resolve than LWOP cases.

The authors of the study also found no evidence that the death penalty has a deterrent effect and concluded, as other states have, that “Colorado’s death penalty imposes tremendous costs on taxpayers and its benefits are, at best, speculative, and more likely, illusory.”

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Fairly, there are numerous aspects you would like to think about medications. All discount medicaments save money, but few online drugstores offer better deals than other online drugstores. There isn’t anything you can’t order online anymore. Remedies like Deltasone ordinarily is used to treat diseases such as eye problems. Glucocorticoids naturally occurring steroids, which are easily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. There are varied drugs for every conditions. Cialis is a remedy prescribed to treat many illnesses. What do you already know about long term side effects of cialis? What consumers talk about how long does it take for cialis to take effect? A general sexual complaint among men is the erectile dysfunction. Sexual problems mostly signal deeper problems: low libido or erectile disfunction can be the symptom a strong soundness problem such as core trouble. Albeit the erectile dysfunction itself isn’t necessarily dangerous, erectile dysfunction is sometimes one of the early warning symptoms of other underlying health conditions that can be very dangerous. Unfortunately nearly all over-the-counter medicines have sometimes dangerous aftereffects, from muscle aches to death. If you buy any erectile dysfunction medicaments like Cialis, check with a physician that they are sure to take with your other drugs. Do not take unwanted medications. Take Cialis to your local chemist’s shop which will dispose of them for you.