Author Archives: Maria Cuevas

Abolition Lobby Day at the Capitol

Mark your calendars and plan to participate in our ABOLITION LOBBY DAY AT THE CAPITOL on FEBRUARY 10, 2015!   Want to participate in Lobby Day? Here is what you need to know: Need a ride to the Capitol? Buses will be coordinated to arrive at the Capitol at 11am. Meet us in the Capitol…

2015 Abolition Bill introduced – now we need a Judiciary Committee Hearing

The 2015 Abolition Bill has been introduced – Now there should be a Judiciary Committee Hearing!   HB 2129 would repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole. It was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler – and there should be a Committee hearing of this important bill in the House…

Abolition Bill Introduced in Kansas Legislature!

On Tuesday, January 27, 2015, HB 2129 to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced by Representative Steven Becker of Buhler.   Contact your legislators today and ask them to support HB 2129! It’s important for legislators to hear from constituents like you! Call, write or email your legislators today…

January 2015 Newsletter

Happy New Year! We here at KCADP are taking a quick look back at 2014 and an exciting look forward to 2015 in our January Newsletter! Check out the events we held during the last few of months of 2014! Read a recap from our three Regional Abolition Conferences. You can also read a recap…

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Today is Giving Tuesday, have you given yet?

Today is Giving Tuesday! That means you have all of today to help us her at the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty to reach our goal of $1,000! Our fight to end the death penalty in Kansas is not just about principals. It is about real lives. This is the time to take a…

KCADP is Thankful for you!

During this season of Thanks, we here at KCADP would like to share our Thankfulness and Appreciation for you, our Advocates!   Thank you for your passion, your time, and your faithful efforts to make Kansas, a state free from executions.   Together we will achieve Abolition in Kansas!

Interfaith Prayer Service

Please join us for an Interfaith Prayer Service to remember friends and family whose lives have been lost to murder.   This service will be a time to honor the lives and gifts of those taken by violence, and will include reflections by murder victims’ families, prayer, music, and a candle lighting.   We hope…

Don’t miss the Buhler Regional Abolition Conference!

You are invited to our Regional Abolition Conference in Buhler.   Come listen to the story of Syl and Vicki Schieber, murder victim family members whose daughter, Shannon, was brutally raped and murdered in 1998. Syl and Vicki have been vocal in their opposition to the death penalty both before and after their daughter’s murder….