DEATH PENALTY RONALD ALLAN SMITH

Why I'm Pleading Clemency for the Last Canadian on Death Row

Alberta-born Ronald Allan Smith is the only Canadian on death row in the United States. With his death sentence under review, I recently sent letters requesting that clemency be granted in the case. I petitioned the Governor because at issue in this case are fundamental -- and sacrosanct -- rights set out in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.