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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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.

Stop Executions in Arkansas and Virginia

Review the action alerts Amnesty International, USA has issued for upcoming executions in the state of Arkansas:

Virginia is scheduled to execute Ivan Teleguz on April 25.

Packet Creation – Mon, Mar 27, 2:30 pm

We are gathering Monday, March 27, 2:30 pm to create packets of pre-addressed, pre-stamped appeal letters. Our meeting is at a private home, so contact us for the address.

The packet is scheduled to include 2 letters from 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.