Click here to watch Nebraska Senator Colby Coash speaking at the 2015 Annual Abolition Conference. … [Read more...] about Nebraska Senator Colby Coash at the 2015 Annual Abolition Conference
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 … [Read more...] about Innocent and Death Row: A Talk by Death Row Exoneree Curtis McCarty
Dear Friends, This morning Pope Francis addressed the US Congress. In that address, he asserted that ‘every life is sacred,’ and called for the death penalty to be abolished globally. His support for abolition of the death penalty could not have been more forthright or more clear. The Pope stated that life is important at every stage and tied abolition … [Read more...] about Important News Alert
Click on the names below to read each individual's story of innocence. Overview Robert Sanders (KCADP board member) Beatrice Six Curtis McCarty Darryl Burton Eddie Lowery Tom Goldstein … [Read more...] about Innocent Exonerees Booklet
Friends, It's final! On Wednesday May 27th, by a vote of 30-19, the Nebraska legislature has voted to override the Governor's veto and abolish the death penalty in Nebraska. With this vote, Nebraska has become the first conservative state since North Dakota (1973) to abolish the death penalty and becomes the 7th state to abolish the death penalty in the past 8 … [Read more...] about Congratulations to Nebraskans!
Click here to read our Spring 2015 newsletter. … [Read more...] about Newsletter_Spring 2015
Murder Victims' Families for Reconciliation has partnered with KCADP on putting together a new resource sharing the personal stories of Kansas murder victims' families and some of their concerns about the death penalty. In this booklet, murder victims' families from across the state of Kansas share their own experiences of losing a loved one to murder and the ways … [Read more...] about New Resource Featuring the Voices of Kansas Murder Victims' Families