Execution Vigils in Alabama Today


From Project Hope Against the Death Penalty:

Friends,

The Governor denied Michael Jeffrey Land’s clemency request late yesterday and so the execution will go forward today at 6 p.m. at Holman State Prison. Below are the vigils around the state. Please support them and remember that it is not too late to call or fax the Governor and that it is never too late to protest all killing. Phone: 334 242 7100, fax: 334 353 0004.

Thank you for all you do.

Esther

ALABAMA VIGILS ON DAY OF EXECUTION:

MOBILE:

Prayer Vigil in front of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Dauphin at Claiborne St. 4:30-5:30 p.m.

MONTGOMERY:

On the steps of the State Capitol at 5:30 p.m. Prayer Service and candle light vigil. Contact: 334 328 9122

BIRMINGHAM:

Political Protest corner of Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd and 8th Ave N across from the Jefferson County Court Building, on the corner of the east end of the Birmingham Museum of Art. 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m., sponsored by JAM. All invited! Plenty of signs available!

Prayer Vigil in Kelly Ingram Park, opposite the King Statue at 5:45-6:45 p.m.

Birmingham Friends Meeting hangs a black flag from an upstairs window facing the street on all execution dates in this country stating: TODAY WE MOURN THE DEATH OF A FELLOW HUMAN BEING

HOLMAN PRISON:

The men show their respect and solidarity by refraining from sports and wearing their dress whites for yard where they observe moments of silence and prayer on Wednesday and Thursday.

FRANCE:

ACAT- France, Action of Christians for the Abolition of Torture and the Death Penalty, will be joining us in prayer.

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