Jack Jones, aged 52, is scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 24 April for a murder committed in 1995. The jurors who sentenced him to death did not know he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a serious mental disability, shortly before the crime.
1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
- Calling for clemency for Jack Jones and for his death sentence to be commuted;
- Expressing concern that the jury never knew that Jack Jones had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a serious mental disability, in the months before the crime;
- Explaining that you are not seeking to condone violent crime or to downplay its consequences.
Contact below official by 24 April, 2017:
The Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor of the State of Arkansas
State Capitol, Suite 250, 500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
Fax: +1 501 682 3597
Email: http://governor.arkansas.gov/contact-info/ (use US detail)
Salutation: Dear Governor
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