Hank Skinner’s execution date in Texas has been rescheduled from Feb 24 to March 24 because of a problem with the death warrant.
Actions for Hank Skinner:
Sign and send this online petition/email to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles.
Write, call, fax or email your own letter to the Board of Pardons and Paroles and Texas Governor Rick Perry. Urge them to stay the execution to allow testing of DNA. In the subject line of your emails or in any letters to the Board of Pardons and Paroles, write “Attention Case of Hank Skinner #999143″.
Hank Skinner is scheduled to be executed in Texas on March 24 for three murders he maintains he didn’t commit. Several key pieces of biological evidence from the crime scene have not been tested. DNA testing could prove Skinner’s innocence or confirm his guilt, but prosecutors are opposing Skinner’s appeals and seeking to execute him.
Below is an article from the Project Director of The Medill Innocence Project .
Will Texas Soon Execute Another Innocent Man? Our Reporting Challenges Verdict As Clock Ticks
By David Protess
Caleb Bryant Miller, The Texas Tribune
“They have no right to kill me because I’m innocent, innocent, innocent.”
Hank Skinner to the Texas Tribune, January 28, 2010.