An International Call to Alert!
SAVE KENNETH FOSTER!
By Liliana Segura
Kenneth Foster’s time is running out. After ten years on death row, the state of Texas is gearing up to kill him on August 30 for a murder he didn’t commit. Foster was convicted for the 1996 murder of Michael LaHood Jr., who was shot following a string of robberies, by a man named Mauriceo Brown. Brown admitted to the shooting and was executed by lethal injection last year. Now Foster faces the same fate. So, if Brown was the shooter, what did the 19-year-old Foster do to get a death sentence? He sat in his car, 80 feet away, unaware that a murder was taking place......
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WHAT YOU CAN DO
Sign the petition Pressure Texas Governor Rick Perry urging him to stay Kenneth's execution and send a message to his office:
Governor Rick Perry
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, TX 78711-2428
Fax: (512) 463-1849
Support the struggle in Texas:
Donations can be made out as follows "To Save Kenneth Foster, Account number 831766.1" and sent to: Velocity Credit Union. P.O. Box 1089 Austin, TX 78767
Write to Kenneth:
Kenneth Foster Jr.#999232, Polunsky Unit, 3872 FM 350, South Livingston, TX 77351
For more information on Kenneth's case and the efforts to save him, visit Kenneth's website.
Articles written about his case have also appeared in The New York Times, Counterpunch, and the Austin Chronicle. For audio, listen to Free Speech Radio's report with clips from Kenneth and his father.