People of Faith Against the Death Penalty (PFADP) has been holding two vigils, in Asheville and Raleigh, North Carolina. Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed right now, at 7:00 p.m.
I confess the sin of inaction. I am a member of PFADP. This time, I did nothing.
I feel as I did every time there was an execution in California. We have blood on our hands.
For more on Troy Davis and his case, see here.
On the death penalty in North Carolina, racial bias, and the NC Racial Justice Act, see here.
Latest news: Amnesty International reports a stay of execution till Monday, September 29. The Supreme Court of the United States issued the stay hours before Troy Davis was scheduled to be killed. Amnesty International has campaigned intensively for clemency for Mr. Davis.
He lives. For now.