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Last Meal, Last Chance. Convicted Killer Chooses Christ

Love can reach us all. It is not something we deserve. It is a gift.

On September 21, 2011, Troy Davis died in Georgia. Davis, you may know, was convicted of murdering a police officer. But in the twenty years since the crime, seven of the nine key witnesses have recanted their testimony. The lack of clarity regarding the case sparked anti-death penalty backlash. Groups including Amnesty International and the NAACP petitioned the courts to grant Davis a new trial or evidentiary hearing. World leaders including Pope Benedict XVI, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Renate Wohlwend of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, and former President Jimmy Carter called for a review of the case.
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