Newly-elected Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a Death Warrant for Bobby Joe Long, for the 1984 killing of Michelle Simms. The execution is scheduled for Thursday, May 23 at 6:00pm ET.
Please contact Gov. Ron DeSantis and urge him to halt the execution and sign no more Death Warrants. Long is a disabled veteran who received a 1980 VA Military Service Related Disability for “Traumatic Brain Disease” due to active duty accident in 1975. He received little or no treatment for his Traumatic Brain Disease from the military or the VA. The crime for which he was sentenced to death occurred in 1984. Florida’s death penalty program is costly, wasteful, racially biased, and mistake-ridden.
More than 30 Vigils and Protests are scheduled throughout Florida around the execution date of Bobby Long. Find one near you.
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