Thursday, September 22, 2011

Troy Davis

I thought that some of you may be interested in this case.  Georgia just executed a man who was possibly innocent.  The case was 20 years old, witnesses recanted their statements, their was no murder weapon found, and no DNA evidence.  I find it upsetting that our justice system is so flawed that it does not want to admit the fact that they made a mistake.  Former President Jimmy Carter, Pope Benedict, and millions of people, influential and not, asked Georgia to revoke his death penalty but they didn't.

This article discusses the digital outrage through Twitter. It's great to see people making a stand through social media!

This is my favorite of the articles I've found, mostly because it has a series of links that you can go to from the article.

You could just as well Google Troy Davis - there are more articles about this than I could post in one blog.

1 comment:

Dr. Lesley Bogad said...

very powerful... this was a shameful moment for our nation.