KKK Member, Lawrence Russell Brewer Executed in Texas

Lawrence Russell Brewer, member of the infamous Ku Klux Klan, was executed Wednesday in Texas.  He was also a member of the Confederate Knights of America.  He was scheduled for execution by lethal injection at 6 pm and pronounced dead at 6:26 pm.  He was one of the three people convicted of the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd, Jr.

Ross Byrd, James Byrd, Jr.’s son, said:

You can’t fight murder with murder. Life in prison would have been fine. I know he can’t hurt my daddy anymore. I wish the state would take in mind that this isn’t what we want

 

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