17 September, 2012
Pennsylvania Man, Imprisoned Since the Age of 18, Faces Execution for Murder of Older Men Who Repeatedly Raped Him
This guy definitely doesn't deserve the death penalty. In fact, I'm not real sure he doesn't deserve a medal and a parade. :/
Pennsylvania man, imprisoned since the age of 18, faces execution for murder of older men who repeatedly raped him - Boing Boing: Terry Williams is on death row in Pennsylvania for murdering two older men who raped him and physically abused him, something he had endured from a succession of predators from the age of six until he killed two of them them around the time of his 18th birthday. The jury didn't get to hear about the rape, and jurors who subsequently learned about it stated they wouldn't have advocated for the death penalty if they'd known all the facts of the case. A vocal campaign for clemency has grown up, including the widow of one of the men Williams killed...