Clemency for Death Row Inmate Reginald W. Perkins

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Texas Death Row Inmate, Reginald W Perkins # 999407 Gets Execution Date on January 22, 2009

We, the undersigned, are begging the Board of Paroles and Pardons to give clemency to M. Perkins for the following reasons.

M. Perkins has a very low IQ which is the sign of diminished intelligence, he met the definition of a retarded person following the conclusion of an achievement test before he reached the age of 18. There has been unfairness of the process of evaluating his claim of mental retardation and a failure of his defense attorneys and the courts to accept the quality and quantity of mitigating evidence that was not presented to the jury.

There was neglect and emotional abuse and child physical maltreatment Reginald and his sibling were beaten by their mother and they spent nights under the porch to avoid more beating. His family lived in abject poverty . His mother never showed affection toward her kids, Reginald was called by her fucking cross eyes and she told him many times she didnt want him to be born and did everything she could to abort.

M. Perkins was disserved at the punish stage for the reasons above.

Dr. Mark D. Cunningham, a forensic psychologist of national reputation, testified that it was actuarially unlikely that M. Perkins would be a future danger while serving a life sentence.

We beg the Board of Paroles and Pardons to give clemency to M. Perkins