Petition update

Richard's Stay and Fundraiser

Crystal Martinez
Modesto, CA, United States

Apr 10, 2015 — Hello everyone!

Unfortunately, support for the petition has slowed down and this is likely due Richard's stay of execution in January. What needs to be understood is that the stay did NOT come from Governor Fallin, it came from the US Supreme Court while it decides whether or not the drug midazolam should be used in executions. This means that the stay was not based on the merits of the case against Richard and that as soon as Oklahoma finds a new way to execute (or is allowed to continue using midazolam) Richard is still going to be killed.

To keep this from happening, attorneys are working hard to draft a new appeal for Richard. While they are generously donating their time and efforts, they need to hire investigators to gather and review evidence, find witnesses, etc. They will also need to hire experts to review evidence and provide testimony. This is where you come in!

If everyone that signed this petition donated $1, we would enough to fund his legal defense. Please consider making a donation to help his attorneys save his life.
You can make a donation here:

Please note that although I started both this petition and the crowdrise fundraiser, I do not touch the money. It goes directly into a defense account managed by his attorneys.

Thank you very much and please continue to spread the word about signing the petition!

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