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Troy Davis wrongfully executed by DragonQuestWes Troy Davis wrongfully executed by DragonQuestWes
Let me try to make this as brief as possible.

What happened was a police officer by the name of Mark MacPhail was shot and killed at a Burger King parking lot.

The case went on for years. Yes, years from August 19, 1989 (when he was convicted). There were (pretty much false) witnesses and lack of proper evidence. He was sentenced to death two years later.

Lots protested against his sentencing because of the blatant bias of our court system. While I don't give a shit about whether Casey Anthony was innocent or not, I think it's really fucked up they let her off the hook WITH NO EVIDENCE while a black man like Troy gets the death sentence WITH NO EVIDENCE.

If you disagree, fine. But you better have a DAMN good reason too.

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SaameeSemee Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
I'm sorry.. Can I just point out? I just think it was a really ignorant statement on your part to say, "Pretty much everybody is upset by this, except for the racists." You don't really have that judgement to say it honestly.. Because there were people that truly felt Troy was the one. Who knows? Maybe he was innocent. Maybe he was not. We don't know, only he does.

And the "Lots protested against his sentencing because of the blatant bias of our court system. While I don't give a shit about whether Casey Anthony was innocent or not, I think it's really fucked up they let her off the hook WITH NO EVIDENCE while a black man like Troy gets the death sentence WITH NO EVIDENCE." Well.. Actually, there weren't many witness's for that shit. No one saw Casey Anthony kill her baby but people actually said, 'He's the one.' Wrongfully maybe? I guess, who knows//?

But I must say.. Nice stamp. You're going for what you're believe in, and you believe Troy was innocent-- that the case was all bullshit. Keep spreading it but remember to make your words more clearer. ^^ God bless both Officer Mark and Troy Davis. Allow them to rest in peace.
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DragonQuestWes Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
I really do mean what I said, so I'm going to have to disagree with you there when it comes to thinking what I said was "ignorant." If you REALLY think about it, there's not really that many people who endorse this execution. Technically he was innocent. I'm not making him as some kind of good guy or anything, but our court system is supposed to be "Innocent until proven guilty," regardless of who thinks he really did it or not. If they think he did it, they have to prove it. As you said, only he purely knows.

I don't really have that much knowledge about Casey Anthony nor do I even care all that much, so I can't really say for sure if there were witnesses in that case.

I do appreciate your feedback nonetheless. Neither MacPhail nor Davis deserved to die. I just don't see why anyone would just pick some random person and decide he's guilty.
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SaameeSemee Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
That's where our different opinions come in. No matter.. I guess what strikes me to this case is in every other murder story/trials etc.. They need more then just witness's. Camera footage or anything else would be nice. It was strange really.. But I'm not in for that. Maybe racists were the high majority who were satisfied to see him put to court. But I can tell you, as generations go on.. Racism isn't a factor anymore. Well in some cases it isn't..

Ahh, I see. Well.. It's a really interesting case if you want to check it out on DatelineNBC. C:

That's what I wonder.. How exactly did they find Troy Davis? Was it a sample? What drove them to title him as murderer...?
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DragonQuestWes Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011
I see what you're saying, but believe it or not, there is racism out there, even if you don't explicitly hear it or see it. Be it against whites, blacks, Latinos, Asians, etc. If it wasn't really racist as in of the real perpetrator was another black man, then I would be more inclined to agree that racism had no part in this case.

From what I know, someone went to the police station and they thought he shot the officer.
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Drogul-le-Mogul Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
Thanks for speaking about Mr. Troy Davis !
First of all, yes, he did not deserve to be executed ! It makes me remember about an old french affair : in 1987, Partrick Dils was convicted of a double homicide on 2 children (they have been stoned to death, awful)... Patrick has been sent to jail for 15 years, and, was recognized innocent... In a country with active capital punishment, he would probably have been executed. Not a billion dollars could repair 15 years passed behind bars!!! But well , for Troy, no science could bring him back from death....
And, as i've already told in a collage i made last year, i'd noticed that afro-american's nation represented 12 % of the global population, when 42 % were in the deathrow.... WHY ? DEATH PENALTY IS JUST FOR MINORITIES IN THIS FUCKING WORLD !!!!!!!!!!
And yes, i fill sick, disgusted, and flew into a towering rage when i saw that.
see you
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DragonQuestWes Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2011
The reason why there's so many minorities in death row is because the wealthy elite at the very top are so scared of losing even one dollar/euro. They look for scapegoats to desperately cover up their own corruption. From what I've heard, leaders like Sarkozy and Berlusconi want to kick out all the minorities from their countries.
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Drogul-le-Mogul Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2011
Yes, that is the reason we have to fight against them.
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Haupia Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011  Student Photographer
I just found this today, what a sad story. If he was truly innocent (Though how did nobody find out if it was in a Burger King Parking Lot? Wouldn't there be a few people there?), what just happened, I would consider murder and obviously undeserved since they lacked the evidence to actually say that it was him. However, his death will fuel the fire for things like this to stop (Or so I personally believe).
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DragonQuestWes Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
Pretty much everybody is upset by this, except for the racists.
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Overlord-Mercia Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011
He's dead now.
Can't really do anything about. And maybe he did kill him, I haven't been paying attention to the case but there's a possibility that in the courts that there was enough evidence or that there was just a very good prosecutor or ignorant jury. Nevertheless, there's nothing to do now, but pray for him. . .if you believe in that.
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