Vigil Against Execution of Robert Butts, Fri, May 4

The execution was originally scheduled for May 3 and is now scheduled for May 4.

Amnesty International Group #186 is holding a vigil on Friday, May 4, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the entrance of the Augusta Judicial Center at the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd (9th St.). We are witnessing against the State of Georgia’s intention to execute another prisoner.

Georgia’s warrant to execute Robert Butts begins that evening at 7 pm.

Robert Butts has published a book entitled A Portrait of My Journey: Memoirs from Death Row.

 

Additional information:

Lawyers: Inmate Set For Execution Should Be Resentenced, CBS Atlanta, April 19, 2018

Robert Butts’s petition for clemency

 

Cards from Robert to Rev. Allen Sandlin showing some of Robert’s art and poetry.

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Vigil Against Execution of Carlton Gary, Thu, Mar 15

carlton-gary-3-9-18_p3Amnesty International Group #186 is holding a vigil on Thursday, March 15, 2018, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the entrance of the Augusta Judicial Center at the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd (9th St.). We are witnessing against the State of Georgia’s intention to execute another prisoner.

Georgia’s warrant to execute Carlton Gary begins that evening at 7 pm.

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Inaugural Group #186 “Meet & Greet & Packet Creation” – Fri, May 11, 9:30 AM

meet-and-greetCome meet other members of Amnesty International #186, the local group in Augusta, Friday, May 11, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, at Earth Fare’s Community Room at  368 Furys Ferry Rd, Martinez, GA.

We intend to prepare packets as we normally do, but we’re not going to seal them in the hope that you show up, sign the letters on the spot and, most importantly, we get to know each other and learn why you are a supporter of human rights and what we can do to be a more effective organization.

These are the appeals for which we’ve created letters for attendees to sign:

We intend to have refreshments, literature and materials for you to write your own handwritten appeal letters. Remember to invite others to learn about the activities of our chapter!

Spread the word on Facebook.

If you’d like to receive the letters we’re making, pay $25 and join us. You’ll receive 3 such packets per year.

Packet Creation – Mon, Feb 10, 9:30 AM

We are gathering Monday, February 10, 9:30 AM to create packets of pre-addressed, pre-stamped appeal letters. Our meeting is at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta. The address is 3501 Walton Way Ext in Augusta. Spread the word on Facebook.

The packet is scheduled to include each of the following appeals:

Please read about each of the cases and consider sending your own letters, faxes and social media updates.

If you’d like to receive the letters we’re making, pay $25 and join us. You’ll receive 3 such packets per year.

Packet Creation – Fri, Nov 10, 2:30 pm

We are gathering Friday, November 10, 2:30 pm to create packets of pre-addressed, pre-stamped appeal letters. Our meeting is at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta. The address is 3501 Walton Way Ext in Augusta. Spread the word on Facebook.

The packet is scheduled to include each of the following appeals:

Please read about each of the cases and consider sending your own letters, faxes and social media updates.

If you’d like to receive the letters we’re making, pay $25 and join us. You’ll receive 3 such packets per year.

Packet Creation – Wed, Aug 23, 10:30 am

We are gathering Wednesday, August 23, 10:30 am to create packets of pre-addressed, pre-stamped appeal letters. Our meeting is at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Augusta, Room 3. The address is 3501 Walton Way Ext in Augusta. Spread the word on Facebook.

The packet is scheduled to include each of the following appeals:

Please read about each of the cases and consider sending your own letters, faxes and social media updates.

If you’d like to receive the letters we’re making, pay $25 and join us. You’ll receive 3 such packets per year.

Vigil Against Execution of J W Ledford, Tue, May 16

Amnesty International Group #186 is holding a vigil on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the entrance of the Augusta Judicial Center at the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd (9th St.). We are witnessing against the State of Georgia’s intention to execute another prisoner.

Georgia’s warrant to execute J W Ledford begins that evening at 7 pm.

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