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Confederate Flag Designers Worked to Cram as Much Whiteness Into It as They Could
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Confederate states, confederate flag, abolitionists, traitors, slavery, Civil War, flag motif, flag design, whiteness, white race, racism )

Barbara
- 1457 days ago - dailykos.com
Bagby characterized the flag motif as the "Southern Cross" - the constellation, not a religious symbol - and hailed it for pointing "the destiny of the Southern master and his African slave" southward to "the banks of the Amazon," a reference to the
Troy Davis Gets Hearing, Says U.S. Supreme Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TroyDavis, U.S.SupremeCourt, HearingforTroyDavis, CapitalPunishment, Abolitionists, JusticeForTroyDavis, GeorgiaSuperiorCourt, AssistanceToTheIncarceratedMentallyIll, AIMI, MaryNeal, LarryNeal, DogJustice, WrongfulDeathOfLarryNeal )

Mary
- 3598 days ago - ajc.com
The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a new hearing for death row inmate Troy Davis, whose supporters say is innocent and should be spared from execution for killing an off-duty police officer almost 20 years ago.
Denied Appeal: Troy Davis, Georgia Death Row Inmate
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TroyDavis, HumanRightsForPrisonersMarch, assistancetotheincarceratedmentallyill, MaryNeal, LarryNeal, DeathPenalty, LethalInjection, Abolitionists, CivilRights, AfricanAmerican, LibertyAndJusticeForAll )

Mary
- 3720 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
GEORGIA DEATH ROW inmate Troy Davis has been denied an appeal again. Davis has had three stays of execution. His case is based on witness testimony alone, and seven of the nine witnesses against Davis have either recanted their testimony against him or
New Mexico: One More Execution for the Road - or Maybe FIVE More
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GovernorBillRichardson, NewMexico, DeathPenalty, MaryNeal, Execution, LethalInjection, Abolitionists, DeathRow, DeathPenaltyRepeal, LifeWithoutParole )

Mary
- 3724 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
DEATH PENALTY SUPPORTERS in New Mexico who were disappointed recently when Governor Bill Richardson signed the repeal of the death penalty have good reason to rejoice today! Governor Richardson has reportedly decided to allow the executions of ...
Death Penalty Repealed By New Mexico Senate; DNA Exonerates Joseph Fears of Ohio After 25 Years In Prison for Rape
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: JosephFears, DeathPenalty, WrongfulConvictions, Abolitionists, MaryNeal, LarryNeal, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, DogJustice, DeathPenalty, SupremeCourt, Alaska, NewMexico, Ohio, LethalInjection, InnocenceProject, LifeWithoutParole, Prison )

Mary
- 3753 days ago - my.nowpublic.com
Friday the 13th was a good luck day for justice and compassio in America. Joseph Fears, 61, was exonerated and freed from an Ohio prison after 25 years by DNA testing, and New Mexico Senate voted to repeal the death penalty with strong expectancy that...
Before Execution, Should Condemned Men Have a Right to DNA Testing? Supreme Court Is Thinking About It
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: LethalInjection, DeathPenalty, InnocenceProject, Abolitionists, DNATesting, WrongfulConviction, MaryNeal, PrisonerRights, CivilRights, ConstitutionalLaw, SupremeCourt )

Mary
- 3765 days ago - care2.com
Many death row inmates were condemned prior to DNA testing. The Supreme Court is deciding today whether they should have the right to a DNA test before lethal injection, even at their own expense. What do you think?
   

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