“It feels like revenge to me” was how Larned resident Celeste Dixon described her journey with the death penalty system in Texas following the August 18, 1986 murder of her mother Marguerite Dixon. She spoke Saturday at the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty Abolition Conference in Olathe. Ms. Dixon interacted with Harris County Texas prosecutors and attended the … [Read more...] about Kansans Hear First Hand Testimony of Death Penalty’s Impact
Dear Friends, We are writing because we are at a crossroads. KCADP is transitioning to an all-volunteer organization as of May 6th. as the grant funding that provided the resources for paid staff has ended. KCADP staff will go on to other challenges. We know they will succeed at those ventures. They are some of the finest people we have had the privilege of working … [Read more...] about To All Our Supporters
Click on the image to download the flyer. All are welcome! We hope to see you there! … [Read more...] about Join us in Lawrence May 21 to hear from Kansas exoneree Floyd Bledsoe!
On April 27, the Kansas Legislature returns for the final portion of the 2016 Legislative Session. And they do so under grim conditions: our state faces a $290 million dollar budget hole and no one knows how to fix it. This will surely mean cuts to programs and services that people have a real need for and care deeply about. One program that should for sure be on the table … [Read more...] about ACTION ALERT
Dear Friend, In the first week of session, we saw Rep. Steven Becker and 16 other House Members introduce HB 2515, a bill to end the death penalty in Kansas. Last week, we saw those legislators, joined by Floyd Bledsoe and community leaders from across the state hold a press conference calling attention to HB 2515 and showing their support for ending the death penalty THIS … [Read more...] about Call Speaker Ray Merrick Now!
Click here to read the details of KCADP's Bill Sponsors Press Conference. … [Read more...] about Bill Sponsors Press Conference
HOUSE BILL No. 2515 will abolish the death penalty in Kansas and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. Please mention the Bill number 2515, when you contact your legislators urging them to vote "Yes" for repeal. Click here to read the bill. Share this information with your friends and spread the word! … [Read more...] about Kansas Repeal Bill is HOUSE BILL No. 2515
Dear Friends, I am writing to say thank you for giving so generously to KCADP on #GivingTuesday this year! We set a goal of $1,000 and we have exceeded it! If you missed that opportunity to support KCADP, you still have time to make an impact by donating to our Annual Fund Drive. I am sure you know that we are grateful to be working for repeal with you. Make no doubt … [Read more...] about Thank you for Donating
That means you can help the Kansas Coalition Against the Death Penalty reach our goal of $1,000 in donations on Tuesday! Our fight to end the death penalty continues and it is time to take a stand and bring an end to the death penalty in Kansas once and for all! Do encourage friends, neighbors and family to remember the Kansas Coalition as they participate in this annual … [Read more...] about Tuesday is Giving Tuesday!