On September twenty-first at 11:08
Troy Davis breathed his final breath
He did not die by natural causes—the state of Georgia put him to death
They said that Troy was guilty of the murder of Mark MacPhail
Others say that Troy should never have been sent to jail
I have no idea if Troy committed murder, but I know the state of Georgia committed murder

Abolish the death penalty
It is murder, can you see?
Abolish the death penalty

Many of you Americans go to church
Yeah, this is the church
And this is the steeple
What are they teaching you in these pointy-roofed buildings
That makes you think it's okay to murder people?
Whatever happened to "Thou shalt not kill"?
Does seeking revenge give you a thrill?
You have no right to decide who lives and who dies
If ya think you're better than Troy, you're telling yourself lies
You are Troy Davis
I am Troy Davis
We're all Troy Davis

Abolish the death penalty
It is evil, can you see?
Abolish the death penalty

I'm a vegan, because I know that murder is wrong
I feel for animals, that's why I'm singin' this song
Troy Davis was an animal
Don't fuckin' laugh, 'cause you are an animal too
I love all animals—cows, pigs, chickens, fish, and human beings too
I fuckin' hate it when my fellow earthlings suffer
And ya know that people on death row suffer
Can you imagine how scared you'd be on death row?
I'd be pissin' my pants and beggin' for my life:
"Please don't fuckin' kill me!
Please don't fuckin' kill me!
Please don't fuckin' kill me!
Please don't fuckin' kill me!"

Abolish the death penalty
It is murder, can you see?
Abolish the death penalty

Abolish the death penalty
It is evil, can you see?
Abolish the death penalty, yeah


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