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We're also grateful to President Obama for raising Pastor Saeed's imprisonment and call on President Rouhani to put his promise of being "moderate" into action by releasing Saeed without further delay.

Congress holds the key to bringing my husband home, to returning the father to my children.
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The family could appeal the case to the Supreme Court in Tehran or plead for the Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, to intervene and pardon Pastor Saeed. From past cases, we know that the decision to release my husband lies solely at the mercy of the Supreme Leader. It is imperative in the coming days, weeks, and months that we remain vigilant to call for Pastor Saeed's release.


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I am more concerned now about his safety than at any other time during his imprisonment.
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On the Eve of Good Friday and Easter I was praying from my hospital room for my fellow Christians in the world. What the Holy Spirit revealed to me in prayer was that there are many dead faiths in the midst of Christians today.


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The sentence of imprisonment for an extended term Class 3 felony, as provided in Section 5-8-2 (730 ILCS 5/5-8-2), shall be a term not less than 5 years and not more than 10 years.

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"The death sentence and the life sentence are equally immoral, but if I had to choose between the death penalty and imprisonment for life, I would certainly choose the second. To live anyhow is better than not at all."

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A sentence of periodic imprisonment shall be for a definite term of up to 18 months, except as otherwise provided in Section 5-5-3 or 5-7-1 (730 ILCS 5/5-5-3 or 5/5-7-1).

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For in my chains and in my defense and confirmation of the gospel, you are all partners in grace with me.
I appeal to you for my child Onesimus, whose father I became while I was in chains.
I am sending back to you him who is my very heart.Whom I would have retained with me, that in your stead he might have ministered to me in the bonds of the gospel:in thy stead.the bonds.

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And now the banker, walking to and fro, remembered all this, and asked himself: "What was the object of that bet? What is the good of that man's losing fifteen years of his life and my throwing away two million? Can it prove that the death penalty is better or worse than imprisonment for life? No, no. It was all nonsensical and meaningless. On my part it was the caprice of a pampered man, and on his part simple greed for money ..."