On Thursday, a bill to repeal the death penalty and replace it with life without parole was introduced into the Kansas House of Representatives.
The bill, HB 2397, also establishes a fund to help the families of murder victims and provide for mental health services by … [Read More...]
Megan Jennifer Cramer was a poet, writer, attorney, social activist, and staff person at JJ's Restaurant in Kansas City. She was killed earlier this week by the explosion and fire that was caused by a gas leak. Megan received her undergraduate and Law degrees from the University of Missouri at … [Read More...]
Neely Goen never met her father. His name was Conroy O’Brien, and he was a Kansas state trooper who was murdered in the line of duty.
Neely told her story, and how she came to oppose the death penalty, in an op-ed to the Wichita Eagle published today.
Neely … [Read More...]
The KCADP Winter 2013 Newsletter is now available online! We’ve got information on upcoming events, a look ahead at what you can do to help Kansas get closer to abolishing the death penalty in 2013, and much more!
If you weren’t able to attend the 2012 Abolition Conference in … [Read More...]
Tell Kansas lawmakers to support repeal
On January 30, 1907, Kansas became one of the first states to legislatively repeal the death penalty when Governor Hoch, an ardent opponent of capital punishment, signed abolition legislation.
This January 30th, to commemorate Kansas … [Read More...]