Arthur P. Baird described by various courts and mental health professionals as "insane at the time of the murders," "legally insane," and as suffering from a "delusional disorder" was scheduled to be executed on August 31. On Monday afternoon, August 29, Governor Mitch Daniels commuted Mr. Baird's death sentence. Thanks to everyone who took action on his behalf!
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Don't Execute Ray Jasper!
Ray Jasper is scheduled to be executed in Texas on March 19th for a murder committed in 1998 when he was 18 years old. If he had been three months and three days younger at the time of the crime, Ray Jasper would not be facing execution.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.