The State of Georgia will finish off Troy Davis tonight. The Pope asked nicely and so did a former President and former FBI Director Louis Free, a large number of former Federal prosecutors and Justice Department lawyers and, um, Europe. But.
In our country, you can’t be found guilty if there’s reasonable doubt, but you can be executed.
UPDATE: 7:21 Sara Totonchi of the Southern Center for Human Rights confirms the prison has temporarily delayed the execution while awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court on whether they can proceed with the execution tonight.
FINAL UPDATE: 10:57 State Attorney Generals office notifies MacPhail’s mother Anneliese “[Davis] is on the gurney, the needle is in.”
h/t Atlanta Journal Constitution