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Abolish the Death Penalty

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Pending Case: Jeffrey Borden, Alabama, 10/05/17

STAYED

Jeffrey Borden was sentenced to death in 1995 for the 1993 murders of Cheryl Borden and Roland Harris.

Borden's attorneys maintain that he had a history of mental illness, including being hospitalized, receiving shock therapy and attempting suicide on multiple occasions before the murders.

News: On September 29th, The U.S. Court of Appeals granted Borden a stay of execution

Actions:

  • Contact Gov. Kay Ivey and ask her to halt this execution: contact her here, by phone at (334)-242-7100 or by tweet @GovernorKayIvey. If you prefer to send a letter, address the letter to: Office of the Governor, State Capital, 600 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36130
  • If you live in Alabama, write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper.
  • Attend a Vigil organized by Project Hope to Abolish the Death Penalty, around the scheduled execution.
  • Please share this information with your friends, especially those in Alabama, and ask them to help halt the execution of Mr. Borden  by taking one of the actions listed above.

Please check back. We will be updating this page as more information about how you can help stop the execution of Mr. Young becomes available.

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