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Georgia High Court Hears Arguments In Hill Case

Lawyers for the state and for a Georgia death row inmate sparred Monday over whether prisoners awaiting execution should have access to information about where the state gets its death penalty drug.

02/17/2014

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Group Aims To Change Part Of Ga. Death Penalty Law

An Atlanta-based advocacy group, All About Developmental Disabilities, is launching a campaign aimed at changing part of Georgia’s death penalty law.

09/15/2013

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Death Penalty No Longer An Option In Franklin Case

DOUGLASVILLE – A Douglas county judge will now have to rule on Tracen Franklin’s sentencing,   after the jury told the judge they were at a stalemate over whether Franklin should receive the death penalty,  for […]

WAOK-AM–09/22/2012

Anti-Death Penalty Groups Hold Demonstration Against Executions

Tate Execution Delayed

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) – A judge halted the execution of a Georgia man less than an hour before he was set to die for the 2001 murders of a woman and her 3-year-old daughter, acting […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

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Can You Be A Christian And Believe In The Death Penalty?

Today Rob Redding attended a rally on the death penalty, and while he was there he heard a story about a young man named Billy Moore. He is a former inmate who spent 17 years on […]

WAOK-AM–01/09/2012

Georgia Parole Board Denies Clemency For Troy Davis

Troy Davis’ Sister Dies

Funeral services have been announced for Martina Davis Correia, the long time activist against the death penalty and sister of Troy Anthony Davis, who died from cancer last week. Curt Goering, chief operating officer of  […]

WAOK-AM–12/06/2011

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1,000 Attend Troy Davis Funeral

Troy Davis was buried Saurday in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia. The funeral held at one of the largest churches in the South Georgia city, was attended by well known civil rights leaders, human rights activists and […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2011

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Troy Davis Funeral Service Saturday

Atlanta (WAOK)- Family members of Troy Davis have announced funeral plans for this Saturday. Davis will be buried on Saturday, October 1, 2011 following funeral services at 11 a.m. at Jonesville Baptist Church on Montgomery Street in […]

WAOK-AM–09/28/2011

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Rainbow Push Holds Town Hall Meeting

Atlanta (WAOK)- Rainbow PUSH officials will hold a town hall meeting to help you cope in tough times on Thursday, September 22 from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm at the Atlanta Life Building, 100 Auburn […]

WAOK-AM–09/20/2011

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Troy Davis Clemency Request Denied

Atlanta (WAOK)- The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied the request for clemency for Troy Davis. Davis is now scheduled to die by lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson on Wednesday, […]

WAOK-AM–09/20/2011

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