Over the years, we have been blessed by the witness of Bob Hessman and his family as they dealt with the loss of their beloved Mary Mel Eesa Rains to homicide.
Bob and his family talked of the challenges they faced after her murder, and how they drew strength from their faith and family and … [Read More...]
It’s not often that we have an opportunity to understand the death penalty through
Donnelly College in Kansas City is sponsoring a death penalty photo exhibit featuring
the works of Scott Langley, an accomplished photojournalist.
The exhibit can be viewed from now til … [Read More...]
“A Journey into the U.S. Death Penalty through Photos and Stories "
Thursday March 23rd, 2017 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Matt Ross Community Center, Crown Room, 8101 Marty Street, Overland Park, KS 66204
Join us for this informative event. It is free and open to the public!
The presenter … [Read More...]
Kansans of diverse ages and political beliefs packed the hearing room on Monday Feb. 13th for the testimony offered in support of HB 2167 to repeal the Kansas death penalty.
The testimony, both moral and practical, provided a rich resource for committee members to take into consideration. … [Read More...]
HB 2167, a bill to abolish the death penalty, will be heard by House Corrections and Juvenile Justice Committee on Monday, February 13th.
The hearing is open to the public and will start at 1:15 p.m. and be held in Room 582 North.
This bill would abolish the Kansas death penalty for crimes on … [Read More...]