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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 […]


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  […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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, […]


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Troy Davis Rally

Atlanta (WAOK)-About 5 thousand supporters of Troy Anthony Davis marched from Woodruff Park to Ebenezer Baptist Church on Friday to show support for the death row inmate’s request for clemency. Speakers included Rev. Al Sharpton […]


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Congressmen Ask For Clemency For Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-Four Georgia members of Congress have asked the state Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant clemency for Troy Davis.  Davis is scheduled to face execution September 21 for the 1989 killing of off-duty Savannah Police […]


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Execution Date Set for Troy Davis

Atlanta (WAOK)-The long road of appeals may be coming to end for Troy Anthony Davis. A Chatham County judge on Tuesday signed a death warrant for Davis, who was convicted of killing a Savannah police […]


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Amnesty International Releases Video Series on Troy Davis Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Amnesty International USA has released a video series analyzing fundamental flaws in the credibility of the case against Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis.  Designed to support grassroots efforts for Davis,  A Life in the […]





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