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Make it against the law to kill death row inmates without DNA evidence.

    1. Don Baird
    2. Petition by

      Don Baird

      Palmdale, CA

If we kill one innocent person via the death penalty it is completely unacceptable. There can be no "percentage" of error that is allowed. That small percentage is someone's life! We must see to it that every single possibility has been exhausted before someone is "put to death"! We are in a modern era where we have tools unlike any time in the past. We have the ability to be more certain as to who killed someone. DNA should never be overlooked ... and, in fact, every single person on death row in this country should be tested and matched to DNA at their crime. There should be no exception!

If there is no DNA, then we should not put them to death. It's wrong. There could be a mistake. I suggest that none of us would want that mistake to be any of us!

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 100 signatures
    2. Four More Innocent People Cleared by DNA!

      Don Baird
      Petition Organizer

      That's right. Four more and the count is rising every week. We need DNA to be mandatory, in particular, in regards to the death penalty. Follow this link: https://secure2.convio.net/ip/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=223

      Read up on it and please tell your friends to come aboard. We need 25 more signatures urgently.

    3. We're getting close!

      Don Baird
      Petition Organizer

      We're getting very close to the first hundred signatures. We need them by February in order to keep this petition alive and therefore keep innocent "victims" alive from being executed. It's extremely important for folks to get involved, uniting in such a way that while their individual voice might not be heard, their collective one will be.

      Help stop these unjust killings in their tracks! We can do it. We are not voiceless victims of a political/justice system. We ARE the system. And, when the system doesn't work and lame ducks continue to do nothing, it lands on our shoulders to take command and see to it the work gets done. Our efforts are going to save someone's life. I'm sure they will be everlasting grateful to us for that!

      Take a moment and share this petition with as many people that you can. Bring them aboard and help everyone by getting the attention of Congress to once and for all uplift us from this third world attitude into the modern era we're actually in.

    4. Reached 50 signatures

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    • robin white DEERFIELD, NH
      • almost 3 years ago

      to right a wrong

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    • Adele Aquino WILMINGTON, NC
      • almost 3 years ago

      I don't believe anybody would want to be that one person killed byy mistake!

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    • Alexis Rotella ARNOLD, MD
      • almost 3 years ago

      other civilized countries don't kill people--anyone who kills another person is sick...

      we are the sick ones for allowing people to go to death row

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    • Mario Martinez PALMDALE, CA
      • almost 3 years ago

      Honestly I belive we do have power to kill others for justice. But I don't belive we should, Not that killing is not wrong but what justice will it do if we eliminate people who made mistakes. Even if they killed fifty what good will we do if we kill him. Why not help them rather than locking him up or kill them. Just maybe they might make the decision to change their life. Some people need a little push to relize their mistakes in life. It sound hippish but I belive its true. Only kill if we have to tough. No matter how misguided the lost soul is, there is always a way to help them and ourselves without killing. that is if they choose so, and as ourselves as well. not everybody thinks the same though.

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    • JIM MUSE FURTADO WHITTIER, CA
      • almost 3 years ago

      HOW MANY INNOCENT PEOPLE HAVE BEEN WRONGLY KILLED BECAUSE OF NOT THROUGHLY MAKING SURE THAT PERSON (S), IS TRULY GUILTY!!!

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