One of the Longest-Serving Innocents on Death Row PDF Print E-mail
Death Row Exoneration Pending in Louisiana

Glenn Ford, sent to death row by an all-white jury in Louisiana in 1984, may be released soon as local prosecutors have asked a Louisiana court to vacate his murder conviction and death sentence. Read the full story in the The Atlantic.
 
NH Religious Leaders Call for Death Penalty Repeal PDF Print E-mail
Religious leaders, police officers, attorneys and family members of homicide victims urged New Hampshire lawmakers this month to repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Kansas Death Penalty Hearing Touches Deep Emotions PDF Print E-mail
From the Kansas City Star

TOPEKA — In a two-hour hearing of tearful testimony from families of victims and men falsely convicted of murder, state senators got their first look at a bill to repeal the death penalty in Kansas.

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Transition at PFADP PDF Print E-mail
July 15, 2013

Thank You, Amanda Lattanzio


After six years of service at People of Faith Against the Death Penalty our associate director, Amanda Lattanzio, is leaving to pursue a degree in nursing at Duke University. We are all sad to see Amanda go, no one more than me. I am deeply grateful for Amanda’s dedication, hard work and her ever-present smile no matter how tough our work got.
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New Poll PDF Print E-mail
Younger Christians Less Supportive of the Death Penalty

Jan. 2014 - Only 23 percent of practicing Christian millennials support the death penalty, according to a new poll reported on by the Religion News Service. Read the full article here.
 
The death penalty in Wisconsin: Gone now 160 years PDF Print E-mail
July 9, 2013

By Alexander “Sandie” Pendleton    

July 10 is the 160th anniversary of the abolition of the death penalty in Wisconsin. This sets Wisconsin apart from other jurisdictions. Nationally, Wisconsin law has been completely without the death penalty longer than the laws of any other state. Wisconsin also has been without the death penalty longer than any European country (even longer than the Vatican).
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