The nominee slate has been announced for the upcoming Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty Annual Meeting on November 6th. Nominees are: Officers: Chair Donna Schneweis and Secretary Meryl Carver-Allmond. Board Class: Sr. Therese Bangert, Hope Faflick Reynolds, Diane Garlock, Mike Poage, Chris Pumpelly, Al Terwelp (all 2 year terms) and Lacy Rohr and Marcus … [Read more...] about Nominee Slate Announced for 2021 Annual Meeting
"United Against the Death Penalty: All Roads Lead to Repeal" Saturday, November 6th, 2021 1 to 3 p.m. Location: Zoom This is our 2021 KCADP Annual Meeting and Abolition Event. There will be a brief coalition business meeting followed by an exciting conversation with five very thoughtful panelists. There will be time for questions and answers from … [Read more...] about Mark Your Calendars for November 6th!
When a homicide case is prosecuted as capital, there are ramifications for the justice system. The Fiscal Consequences It is well documented that death penalty cases take longer to make their way through the courts. The 2014 Kansas Death Penalty Advisory Committee Report to the Judicial Council studied this impact from a cost perspective. Whether the case went to trial … [Read more...] about The Death Penalty and Its Impact on Justice
Speakers are: Rep. Mark Schreiber, Republican Rep. Boog Highberger, Democrat Sen. Carolyn McGinn, Republican Dan Clark, Libertarian Click here to go to our FB page. We hope you can join us! … [Read more...] about A Common Cause: Why People From All Across the Spectrum Support Abolition in 2021
At the KCADP Annual Meeting on November 14th, the following persons were re-elected to continue serving as KCADP officers: Ron Wurtz (Vice Chair) and Robert Sanders (Treasurer). Current board members who were re-elected to a new term were Steve Becker, Thea Perry, Robert Shawn Streepy and Celeste Dixon. Elected as new board members were Teresa Woody and Kelson … [Read more...] about New Board Members Elected!
Please join us for the 2020 KCADP Annual Meeting and Abolition Conference! November 14, 2020 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Great speakers: Bea Swoopes, Mark McCormick, Cheryl Pilate. No charge! Open to KCADP members and the general public. Click here to view the full flyer. Questions: Contact us at email@example.com or by calling … [Read more...] about Death Penalty Abolition: The Necessary Milestone in the American Struggle for Racial Equality, Civil Rights and Criminal Justice Reform
On June 22, Kansas will turn 55. No it doesn’t mean Kansas can take money out of a retirement plan or get senior citizen discounts. Rather, we celebrate 55 years without an execution conducted in the name of the people of Kansas! Kansas has long had a conflicted history regarding the death penalty. That history set a foundation for the fifty five year milestone. A … [Read more...] about Kansas Reaches 55 Year Milestone: No Executions!
Governor Jared Polis on March 23, 2020, signed the legislation which ended the Colorado death penalty. They became the twenty-second abolitionist state overall and the tenth to end the death penalty since 2007. credit: Death Penalty Information Center A failed policy Republican Senator Jack Tate used to support the death penalty. This year he signed on … [Read more...] about Colorado is # 22!