For Immediate Release
CCR Statement on the Execution of Troy Davis
WASHINGTON - The execution of Troy Anthony Davis by lethal injection at 11:08 p.m. on September 21 marked a low point for justice in America and has further tarnished our country’s reputation as a champion of human rights.
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