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Register today for the 2017 Abolition Conference!

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Join us at this informative conference!

Register today by emailing infoatksabolitiondotorg or by leaving a message at 785-235-2237.

The Kansas Death Penalty: What a Waste, 2017!

 

Join us in McPherson on Saturday Oct 21st for our annual meeting and abolition Conference!

 

Speakers include:

Roger Werholtz, retired Secretary of Kansas Department of Corrections

Celeste Dixon, murder victim family member

Carolyn McGinn, Kansas Senator, Chair of Senate Ways and Means

 

Time is 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.

Location is McPherson Church of the Brethren,  200 North Carrie.

 

This event is free and open to the public.

 

To register contact KCADP by email at infoatksabolitiondotorg or by calling 785-235-2237 and give us your name and address.  We hope you can join us!

 

2017 Annual Conference: Oct 21st!

 

Mark your calendars today for the 2017 KCADP Annual Conference!

 

It will be Oct. 21st in McPherson from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Speakers are being finalized and will be announced soon along with registration details.

 

This is an event you won’t want to miss!

 

 

Death Penalty Photo Exhibit

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It’s not often that we have an opportunity to understand the death penalty through
excellent photography.

 

Donnelly College in Kansas City is sponsoring a death penalty photo exhibit featuring
the works of Scott Langley, an accomplished photojournalist.

 

The exhibit can be viewed from now til April 7 in the Meeting Room on the
Donnelly Campus. Exhibit hours are from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Monday through Friday).

 

We urge you to check this out!

 

Hearing on Abolition Bill on February 13th!

 

HB 2167, a bill to abolish the death penalty, will be heard by House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee on Monday, February 13th.

 

The hearing is open to the public and will start at 1:15 p.m. and be held in Room 582 North.

 

This bill would abolish the Kansas death penalty for crimes on or after the effective date of the legislation. For the most serious homicides in Kansas, the new maximum sentence would be life in prison without parole.

 

Register Today for 2016 Annual Abolition Conference!

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ENDING EXCESSIVE PUNISHMENT IN THE US: A TALK BY PROF. BRYAN STEVENSON

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Bill Sponsors Press Conference

Click here to read the details of KCADP’s Bill Sponsors Press Conference.

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Innocent and Death Row: A Talk by Death Row Exoneree Curtis McCarty

 

Come Listen to Curtis McCarty, who was wrongfully sent to death row in Oklahoma. He spent over 20 years in prison until DNA evidence proved his innocence and led to his release. In his case, a forensic chemist falsified evidence, which led to his wrongful conviction. Curtis is one of the 155 individuals who have been sentenced to death and later exonerated since 1973.

Where: McPherson College, McPherson, KS
When: Wednesday, October 7th, 2015.

Click here for more details.