September 22, 2011


katiez - for all that we have done... and left undone. for all that we have said... and left unsaid. Lord have mercy. #deathpenalty

hughlh - "You can say they deserve to die, but the key moral question is 'Do we deserve to kill?'" -- Helen Prejean

Mike Oles - Mourning for America tonight. This shouldn't happen here... And then I saw a slick pr ad for tar sand oil. Climate change or death penalty, it's time to be organized and start winning all of these struggles.

Thom Dawkins - To (poorly, unfairly) paraphrase an acquaintance: We need mercy always, and tonight, we settled for justice. In the process, we've let ourselves become hardened and unjust.

AndAFool - Remember when Amos said "Let executions roll down like waters...", or Jesus said "I have come to proclaim execution to the captives..."?

julieclawson - Today, on the Intl Day of Peace, the US blocked Palestinian statehood, executed 2 men, arrested Wall Street protestors and bombed Libya.

TerryRamoneSmit - "Only in the USA can you get away with being pro-war AND pro-death penalty and yet call yourself pro-life." - @hughlh

lcleeland - I love this country, but not so much tonight. #troydavis

EugeneCho - I'm sorry for my vulgarity but if there's ever an appropriate time to shout "F*ck" and turn tables, this would be the time. #troydavis

thinkprogress - "People who are well represented at trial do not get the death penalty."-- Ruth Bader Ginsburg

rabbijosh - "@thinkprogress: TroyDavis: Another man confessed. 7 eyewitnesses recanted. Police accused of coercing witnesses. No DNA. No murder weapon."

matthewlkelley - in jesus, god shows that death does not have the last word. state sanction executions are the act of a kingdom whose reign will not last....

tamrenb - There is another Troy Davis in a cell somewhere in America. Pray for him.

megateer - Two men will have been executed tonight. One, very much guilty, another, guilt in much doubt. Even in stark contrast, #deathpenaltyiswrong .

timbrauhn - Restorative justice will someday reign in the America that I know and love. Compassion and truth will guide our path. RIP Troy Davis

nate_nims - Pray for Tory Davis, Georgia, the SCOTUS and true, restorative justice. #wearealltroydavis

godgrrl - #TroyDavis I could throw up. Ashamed.

laurenmroden - Praying for #troydavis, his fam & fam of Officer MacPhail. "To take a life when a life has been lost is revenge, not justice." Desmond Tutu

NickKristof - When smart people debate whether or not a man should be executed, that's a good reason not to execute him. #TroyDavis.

PastorBradS - MacPhail family, my heart aches for your lost, but the death of another human being won't bring you peace. Only Christ can. #toomuchdoubt

amaeryllis - I really don't understand the eagerness to execute. Justice is served at conviction, beyond that is just a test of our humanity.

tomtomorrow - rt @barryeisler Weird that the same people who don't trust govt to administer health insurance do trust it to put people to death.

EdgeofSports - "@jeremyscahill: #TroyDavis RT @barryeisler See, there really are death panels in America. We're watching one tonight in Georgia."

AfroWonk - RT @KoriHaart: Dear Georgia, It is better to risk saving a guilty man than to condemn an innocent one. -Voltaire

revbrad - "We believe the death penalty denies the power of Christ to redeem, restore, and transform all human beings" -UM Discipline #TroyDavis

alphaleah - #TroyDavis #DeathPenalty : So the man has been lying on a gurney, ready to be wheeled into be killed, for TWO HOURS, while this goes on.
sallykohn  - Meanwhile, in Texas, Lawrence Russell Brewer executed at 7:21pm EST for dragging death of James Byrd

UnvirtuousAbbey - Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do." #TroyDavis

JesusOfNaz316 - Grace > Justice System

Edpilkington - What's clear is that we are still in the waiting game. I'm a wreck by now so how mist #TroyDavis be feeling?

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