Bulletin from the cause: Abolish The Death Penalty!
|Posted By: Nick Janizeh|
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Good news! Death sentence commuted in Gaile Owens case
Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen today commuted the death sentence of Gaile Owens who had been scheduled for execution on September 28. She was sentenced to death for soliciting the murder of her husband, but her case garnered widespread publicity because of severe abuse she had endured at his hands.
Governor Bredesen cited similar cases as his reason for granting clemency, stating:
Gaile Owens could be eligible for parole as early as 2012.
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