Benny Joe Stevens is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, May 10th.
Rodney Gray is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, May 17th.
Robert Simon Jr. is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, May 24th.
Lawyers in all three cases are still working on appeals.
Nevertheless, these dates should be considered serious.
I know of anti-execution activity planned in Jackson (one a prayer vigil at Smith Park, the other an event with signs and song in front of the Governor’s Mansion), Hattiesburg (a prayer vigil on the steps of Sacred Heart Catholic church), Oxford (a candlelight vigil at 9 p.m. on the courthouse square, and Parchman penitentiary