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!
Click here to watch Nebraska Senator Colby Coash speaking at the 2015 Annual Abolition Conference. … [Read more...] about Nebraska Senator Colby Coash at the 2015 Annual Abolition Conference
Come Listen to Curtis McCarty, who was wrongfully sent to death row in Oklahoma. He spent over 20 years in prison until DNA evidence proved his innocence and led to his release. In his case, a forensic chemist falsified evidence, which led to his wrongful conviction. Curtis is one of the 155 individuals who have been sentenced to death and later exonerated since … [Read more...] about Innocent and Death Row: A Talk by Death Row Exoneree Curtis McCarty
Dear Friends, This morning Pope Francis addressed the US Congress. In that address, he asserted that ‘every life is sacred,’ and called for the death penalty to be abolished globally. His support for abolition of the death penalty could not have been more forthright or more clear. The Pope stated that life is important at every stage and tied abolition … [Read more...] about Important News Alert