On Friday the Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill repealing Maryland’s death penalty! The bill already passed the Maryland State Senate, so all that’s left is for Governor O’Malley to add his signature. This will make Maryland the 18th state without the death … [Read More...]
On March 9th, KCADP hosted an advocacy training webinar focused on training members to be more effective advocates against the death penalty.
The presentation is now available to watch online in the videos below. The webinar includes information on the best messages against … [Read More...]
On Thursday, a bill to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced into the Kansas House of Representatives.
The bill, HB 2397, also establishes a fund to help the families of murder victims and provide for mental health services by … [Read More...]
Megan Jennifer Cramer was a poet, writer, attorney, social activist, and staff person at JJ's Restaurant in Kansas City. She was killed earlier this week by the explosion and fire that was caused by a gas leak. Megan received her undergraduate and Law degrees from the University of Missouri at … [Read More...]
Neely Goen never met her father. His name was Conroy O’Brien, and he was a Kansas state trooper who was murdered in the line of duty.
Neely told her story, and how she came to oppose the death penalty, in an op-ed to the Wichita Eagle published today.
Neely … [Read More...]