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Killing Him Would Not be Right

ID Number: 13756
Maker: Amnesty International; Fellowship of Reconciliation; Clearinghouse on Criminal Justice; National Coalition Against the Death Penalty; Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons
Technique: offset
Date Made: circa 1984
Place Made: North America: United States
Measurements: 57.2 cm x 44.3 cm; 22 1/2 in x 17 7/16 in
Main Subject: Capital Punishment
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Statement made at Florida clemency hearing for James Dupree Henry (on death row) by the victim's son, William Riley- "If my father taught me anything about life, it is that God gives life and only He has the right to take it away The God that I came to know, through my father, was one of love and mercy... not one of vengeance. We suffered as a family when he died. But we have found it in ourselves to feel compassion for this young man and we ask you to do the same. Killing him, to us, simply would not be right." Killing him would not be right for more information on how you can help to end the death penalty, contact: Fellowship of Reconciliation, Box 271, Nyack, NY 10960 · Amnesty International, 304 W. 58th St., New York, NY 10019 · Clearinghouse on Criminal Justice, 222 W. Pensacola St., Tallahassee, FL 23201 · National Coalition Against the Death Penalty, 22 East 40th St., New York, NY 10016 · Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons, P.O. Box 120044, Nashville, TN 37212


Acquisition Number: 2000-125
Production Notes: see notepad.

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