07/09/2018

Urgent Action: SON OF MURDER VICTIM OPPOSES EXECUTION (USA: UA 130.18)


Christopher Young is due to be executed in Texas on 17 July. He was 21 years old at the time of the murder in 2004 for which he was sentenced to death. The son of the murder victim supports clemency.

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Christopher Young is due to be executed in Texas on 17 July. He was 21 years old at the time of the murder in 2004 for which he was sentenced to death. The son of the murder victim supports clemency.   

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Opposing the execution of Christopher Young and calling for his death sentence to be commuted;
  • Urging the authorities to recognize the cycle of violence illustrated here, the positive efforts on death row made by Christopher Young, and the creation of further victims that would occur if the execution goes ahead.

Contact these two official by 13 July, 2018, and the Governor by 17 July, 2018:
Clemency Section, Board of Pardons and Paroles
8610 Shoal Creek Blvd.

Austin, Texas 78757-6814, USA
Fax: +1 512 467 0945
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Board Members

Governor Greg Abbott
Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, Texas 78711-2428, USA
Fax: +1 512 463 1849
Email: https://gov.texas.gov/apps/contact/opinion.aspx
Salutation: Dear Governor

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
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