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Tampa Bay activists will demonstrate against this week's planned execution in Florida listen

01/13/15 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Tags: Death penalty, Pax Christi, John Stewart, FADP

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Florida plans on executing a death-row inmate this week. But anti-death penalty groups are asking for a stay on the execution, which would be the 21st under Governor Rick Scott’s watch.

Tuesday WMNF News interviewed John Stewart -- a member of Pax Christi Tampa Bay and Peace First -- about local demonstrations.

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Tampa vigil and protest during Florida's execution of Manuel Valle listen

09/29/11 Jean Henry Telcy
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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Manuel Valle was executed at Florida State Prison by injection of a controversial cocktail of lethal chemicals. He convicted for the murder of Police Officer Louis Pena during a traffic stop in 1978. Mark Elliot is executive director of Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty.

Elliot’s biggest issues with the death penalty, however, are the po...

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