Category Archives: Death Penalty

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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Death Penalty Action Weeks—February 21-March 6

From Amnesty International USA (http://www.amnestyusa.org):   We’re turning up the heat February 21 – March 6 on our fatally flawed death penalty system! Scores of groups and individuals from across the country will engage campuses, communities and towns near you … Continue reading

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Rep. Ronald Waters to Speak on Race and the Death Penalty—November 9, Harrisburg

From Legislative Initiative Against the Death Penalty (http://www.quakers-in-carlislepa.net/LIADP.html):   LIADP invites you to join them for dinner at 6:00 p.m. on November 9 and for the 2010 Fred Speaker Memorial Lecture at Grace United Methodist Church, 216 State Street, Harrisburg. … Continue reading

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