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TORTURE VICTIM/DEATH ROW INMATE PATTERSON LAUNCHES HUNGER STRIKE TODAY

TORTURE VICTIM/DEATH ROW INMATE Aaron Patterson launched a hunger strike today in a desperate measure to bring attention to his plight.
Aaron Patterson launched a hunger strike today in a desperate measure to bring attention to his plight.

State Rep. Constance "Connie" Howard Chaired the Conference.

There is a 2 year old Pardon petition pending the Governor's decision.

He is seeking a full pardon based on innocence, and, along with many other death-row inmates, is upset about blanket commutation discussions because it means prison for life even if they are innocent.

Scads of media were on hand for the press conference, but only Fox News gave it any coverage.

There was a 10 second spot on abc 7 which was inaccurate.

The fox coverage was brilliant, and objective. It let States Attorney Devine do his own talking and dig his hole deeper. He is a vile criminal.

Rolondo Cruz was scheduled to attend but did not show up.

Please see the attached Press Release for more details on the event.

Newspaper reports in the AM should be interesting, because there was a lot of explanation and banter at the Press Conference. They usually take cases like these and pick apart the speeches to look for things to use to support the position of the State on these cases.

for more info, or to schedule interviews with Pattersons mother, members of Aaron's support network, and for updates, please contact apdefense (at) netscape.net
 
 

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