GRACE: To Lawanda Hawkins -- everyone, a very special guest with us tonight. Her son was murdered by a gang member, a Crips gang member, and she found it and runs Justice for Murdered Children.
Ma`am, thank you for being with us.
LAWANDA HAWKINS, SON MURDERED BY GANG MEMBER: Thank you, Nancy, for having me on the show. And also, I`m a member of Crime Victims United of California. That`s who I`m speaking on behalf of tonight.
GRACE: What`s your opinion?
HAWKINS: My opinion? This is unbelievable that they would even think about granting clemency to a man who has been found guilty of killing four. But besides killing that four, he was found guilty of -- he co-founded a gang that has killed thousands of people.
And as a parent whose only child was murdered by that gang he co- founded, I beg the governor: Please do not grant clemency to Tookie Williams. It would be sending the wrong message to the community. It would be like a smack in the face to the victims and the families of the victims.
GRACE: Ms. Hawkins, if you could speak to Schwarzenegger tonight, what would you say?
HAWKINS: I would ask him: Please do not forget my son, Reginald LaKeith Reese (ph). He was murdered December the 6th, 1995, in San Pedro, by this gang Tookie Williams co-founded called the Crips. Not only was my child, but thousands of other children were murdered by this gang he co- founded called the Crips.
To us, family members who are alive whose children have been murdered, please do not grant clemency.
Also, remember his wife, Maria. Her uncles were murdered. I don`t understand this. Why wasn`t clemency given to our children when a lot of them begged for their lives?