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Thanks so much to everyone who picked up their phone yesterday and urged Governor Rick Perry and the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles stop the execution of Kenneth Foster today.

Governor Perry just commuted his sentence.

Congratulations to James Rucker at ColorofChange and to Sean-Paul Kelly who worked hard to make this happen. It was wonderful to be able to take part in this effort, Foster killed no one and his execution would have been a terrible miscarriage of justice. It also would have set a barbarous precedent in the courts.

I didn’t think this (commutation) was going to happen. Thank you thank you thank you to everyone who made the effort to call.

(photo of Foster and daughter Nydesha)

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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