The Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Monday January 27, 2014, to move forward SB 257, which limits the appeals process in death penalty cases. During this process, SB 257 was “grafted” onto an available House bill and it is now referred to as HB 2389. For all of you that attended the hearings and contacted Senate Judiciary Chair Jeff King and … [Read more...] about Update on SB 257
This coming Monday, January 27th, the Senate Judiciary Committee plans to take up SB 257, a bill that proposes to fix the death penalty by speeding up appeals! Join us at the Capitol, in Room 346-S, at 10:30am Monday to show your opposition to this bill! We want to fill the hearing room, just as we did during testimony, and let the committee know that we oppose … [Read more...] about SB 257: Calling all Advocates!
Thank you to everyone who came yesterday to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the death penalty and invited others to attend. We had a great turnout from KCADP’s membership! Now we’re turning our attention to another critical hearing this coming week. On Tuesday, January 21, the Senate Judiciary Committee will consider the death penalty again at a hearing … [Read more...] about Action Alert: SB 257 Could Threaten Innocent Lives!
Due to the amazing turnout of concerned Kansans at today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on two death penalty related bills, the hearing has been EXTENDED and will CONTINUE on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The continuation of this hearing will take place at 10:30am in Room 346-S in the capitol building and is open to the public! The hearing today was on Senate Bill … [Read more...] about Hearing for Abolition Bill EXTENDED
After the turkey and the shopping are over, Giving Tuesday offers a chance to support an organization or cause you believe in on a nationally recognized day of giving. And today, December 3, 2013 is Giving Tuesday! You can participate in this national initiative to support charities and good causes by making a tax-deductible donation to KCADP by just … [Read more...] about Giving Tuesday
Kansas Repeal Campaign Snapshot Submitted by Emma Weisfeld-Adams, Tue, 11/05/2013 Think all “Red States” love the death penalty? Think again. A hundred years ago Kansas became one of the first states to legislatively repeal the death penalty. It’s been reinstated a few times since but was never embraced. In 2010 the State Senate came one vote shy of … [Read more...] about Kansas is Featured in the EJUSA Newsletter!
Words can be powerful – and the right ones at the right time can help abolish the death penalty in Kansas! Please consider joining the new KCADP Writers’ Bureau. Beginning now and into the 2016 legislative session, KCADP will be hosting educational events that will attract media attention and working to secure editorial support for repeal. It is essential to have positive … [Read more...] about Join the KCADP Writers Bureau
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Annual Abolition Conference, as well as, Vicki's other speaking events at Benedictine College and Pittsburg State University! KCADP would like to especially Thank to Vicki Schieber and family for making the trip to Kansas! Also, don't forget to click here and download all the materials presented at the Abolition Conference! … [Read more...] about Thank you Vicki Schieber!
This event is FREE and OPEN to the public! Mark your calendars for October 19th and join us for our 2013 Abolition Conference at First Christian Church of Topeka, located at 1880 SW Gage Blvd., in Topeka! Pre-Register today by calling our office at 785-235-2237! Come and Listen to Vicki Schieber, the mother of Shannon Schieber, who was … [Read more...] about 2013 Abolition Conference
Champions for Change Roast n' Toast Dinner is tonight!! We hope that you will be joining this evening at Hope Community Church in Andover, KS for dinner, live musical entertainment, and silent auction! We will we honor our Community Abolition Champions and Leaders! Legislative Champions, Representative Steven Becker and Senator Carolyn McGinn. … [Read more...] about Champions for Change, a Roast n' Toast Dinner Event