Category Archives: Death Penalty

Please Sign Faith Letter Supporting Pennsylvania’s Death Penalty Moratorium

The Pennsylvania House Judiciary committee will be holding a public hearing on the death penalty on Thursday, June 11 in Harrisburg, and we are looking to line up religious leaders in support of the Governor’s moratorium on executions.  The house … Continue reading

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Death Penalty Opposition Intensifies

Posted at http://ncronline.org/news/politics/death-penalty-opposition-intensifies Laura Peredo, president of Ravens Respect Life at Benedictine College of Atchinson, Kan., speaks at a news conference in the rotunda of the Kansas Capitol in Topeka March 17. Peredo was one of a group of Kansas … Continue reading

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Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty Seeking Volunteers

The Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty (LIADP) is experiencing a shortage of personnel for its ambitious agenda. It’s seeking people willing to join them in implementing its agenda in the belief that its work will increase opposition to the … Continue reading

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Sign Petition Urging Clemency for Terrance Williams

Please Sign Petition for Clemency for Terrance Williams—Execution Scheduled for October 3 The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is preparing to execute Terrance “Terry” Williams on October 3, 2012, in spite of staunch opposition to his execution from the victim’s widow, five … Continue reading

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Production of the Exonerated—July 27-28, Allentown

From Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (http://www.pa-abolitionists.org/): With special reception at 6 PM, July 28 Exoneree guests to tell their own stories before and after play at America on Wheels Museum  ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Allentown Public Theatre (APT) … Continue reading

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Sponsor of Death Penalty Repeal Bill to Speak at Annual Dinner—November 15, Carlisle

From Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (http://www.pa-abolitionists.org/): Senator Daylin Leach, sponsor of Senate Bill 423 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2011&sind=0&body=S&type=B&BN=0423) to repeal Pennsylvania’s death penalty, will be our presenter at this year’s Fred Speaker Memorial Dinner on November, 15, 2011. This annual dinner is co-sponsored … Continue reading

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Educate your Community Through the Dead Man Walking Theater Project!

From United Methodists Against the Death Penalty (http://www.umc.org/site/c.lwL4KnN1LtH/b.2248845/k.5F14/Death_Penalty_Overview.htm):   The Dead Man Walking School Theater Project (http://www.dmwplay.org/) incorporates the power of theater arts and academic study into the national discourse on the death penalty. The project engages students, faculty and … Continue reading

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LIADP Offers Pauline Underwood Memorial Scholarship

From the Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty (http://www.quakers-in-carlislepa.net/LIADP.html):   The Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty is offering a scholarship which will be awarded to a member of the high school class of 2013. The award will be at least a thousand … Continue reading

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Support Abolishing the Death Penalty in Pennsylvania

From Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (http://www.pa-abolitionists.org/):   Now’s the time to contact your Pennsylvania Representative and tell them we should follow the lead of Illinois and abolish the death penalty here in PA.   Please contact your … Continue reading

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Urge PA House Judiciary Committee Not to Expand the Death Penalty

From Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (http://www.pa-abolitionists.org/):   Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee with the following message: We should repeal the death penalty, not expand it. Please oppose HB 317.   HB 317 (http://www.legis.state.pa.us/cfdocs/billinfo/billinfo.cfm?syear=2011&sind=0&body=H&type=B&BN=0317) has … Continue reading

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