The 2021 conference panelists all reside in Kansas. They all support abolition of the death penalty. Their personal histories are diverse—a teacher who is a murder victim family member, a conservative Republican who is a former supporter of the death penalty, a screen writer and film maker, a pastor, and a death penalty attorney. In … [Read more...] about United Against the Death Penalty: All Road Lead to Repeal
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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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Just 60 days into his tenure as governor of Kansas, John Carlin was forced to confront the death penalty head-on. While he had promised not to oppose its reinstatement during his campaign, he admitted that, like many, he hadn't thought very deeply about the death penalty at that point. When freshly passed legislation authorizing executions arrived on his desk in early … [Read more...] about Kansans Making a Difference
The following persons comprise the nominee slate to be presented to the KCADP Annual Meeting on November 2nd in Manhattan. All nominations are for two years. Chair: Donna SchneweisSecretary: Meryl Carver-Allmond Directors: Sr. Therese Bangert, Al Terwelp, Rev. Michael Poage, Diane Garlock, Chris Plumpelly, Hope Faflick, and Thea Perry. The election will take place … [Read more...] about Board Nominees