Sr. Helen Prejean is coming to Kansas!
Monday March 5th at 7 p.m.
Woodruff Auditorium in the Memorial Union on the KU Campus in Lawrence
Jayhawks for Life is sponsoring this event which is free and open to the public. This is a great opportunity to hear such an inspiring speaker! … [Read More...]
Retired Kansas Secretary of Corrections, Roger Werholtz, has spoken out recently twice in support of death penalty abolition.
He served as Secretary of Corrections in Kansas for 8 years, as well as interim director in the Colorado Department of Corrections in 2013. He told the October 21st … [Read More...]
On Oct. 13th, after proceedings in Wyandotte County District court, Lamonte McIntyre was released from custody after serving 23 years on charges of murdering two persons. The District Attorney agreed to the release calling it a case of "manifest injustice". McIntyre became the second person … [Read More...]
Celeste Dixon was originally a weak supporter of the death penalty. She lost her mom, Marguerite, to murder in Texas. What kept her going after her mom’s death was the promise of a trial and that they were seeking the death penalty.
Celeste attended the trial every day because she wanted the … [Read More...]
The Nominee Slate for this year's annual meeting has been announced.
Officer Nominees term ending 2019:
Donna Schneweis - Chair
Robert Sanders- Secretary
Board of Directors term ending 2019:
Sister Therese Bangert
Micah … [Read More...]