Call the Governor: 512-463-2000 or
leave a message at 512-463-1782
Ask for a stay of execution and a commutation of his sentence to Life or Life Without Parole. The victim’s son does not support the execution and Chris’ daughters have asked the board of pardons and paroles and the governor not to take away their father. Governor Abbott is the only person with the power to grant a commutation.
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Chris’ appeal based on religious discrimination in jury selection was denied by the CCA yesterday. The board will issue a recommendation to the governor tomorrow.
His claim that his trial was based on faulty evidence has been sent back to a lower court for consideration in light of the Ayestas ruling by the Supreme Court.
Other Texas News:
State Rep. Joe Moody, leader of House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence, calls for an end to the Death Penalty in this editorial
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