STOP THE EXECUTION OF DEXTER JOHNSON
The state of Texas plans to execute Dexter Johnson on Thursday, August 15, 2019 for the 2006 rape and murder of Maria Aparece.
Johnson was denied by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for habeas relief on his Fifth Amendment claim, as well as for his application for a certificate of appealability. He suffers from schizophrenia and severe brain damage following a childhood injury. His counsel argues these condition rendered him mentally ill and removes his moral culpability in the case.
We invite you to voice your opposition to this execution with this prepared letter. Join Catholic Mobilizing Network in demanding that the state of Texas respect the dignity of human life.
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