The Death Penalty in Kansas…I’ve got Issues with that!

 

Did you happen to miss KTWU’s latest “I’ve Got Issues” program, when the death penalty in Kansas was discussed?

Bummed you didn’t get to see the interview with Sister Helen Prejean, author of “Dead Man Walking?”

Disappointed that you missed our very own Mary Sloan and Ron Wurtz talk about the benefits of repealing the death penalty in Kansas?

Ron from IGI Mary from IGI

Don’t worry you can watch the entire episode right here!

 

Sign Petition appealing to Pope Francis

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The Cherish Life Circle, a Catholic abolitionist circle founded but Sisters of Mercy, have a petition online appealing to Pope Francis to urge the US to end the use of the death penalty. They need about 400 or so more signatures so let’s help them out!

 

http://cqrcengage.com/sistersofmercy/app/sign-petition?2&engagementId=40376 

 

Remember, you don’t have to be Catholic to sign!

 

 

KCADP wants to hire you!

Want to be more involved in bringing Abolition to Kansas?   Then check out this open position, it might just be perfect for you!   JOB DESCRIPTION – FIELD ORGANIZER   Job Title:                Field Organizer Position Type:      Full-time Reports To:           Executive Director Salary:                     Based on Experience   Position Description: The Kansas Coalition Against…

HB 2389 has been Defeated!

  Senate Substitute for HB 2389 was defeated late Friday!   Our deep concern was that the bill would restrict and shorten the death penalty appeals process, greatly increasing the risk of death for those wrongfully convicted. We appreciate your support of KCADP and strong advocacy in contacting both the House and Senate members throughout…

Botched Execution in Oklahoma

  Traditional and social media around the nation are exploding with the news of last night’s botched execution of convicted murderer Clayton Lockett. Lockett died after the State of Oklahoma, using a new and untested drug combination, aborted the procedure when it was clear that the execution was not proceeding as planned.   News reports…