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March 2 2015

An open letter to Georgia’s Christian citizens on the eve of a controversial scheduled execution

The Christians feel challenged by the execution of Kelly Gissendaner (the 1st woman who will be executed after 70 ys)

No more killings in our name, Georgia Christians. Not one more

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An open letter to Georgia’s Christian citizens on the eve of a controversial scheduled execution.  Many Georgia Christians support the death penalty because there is a strong tradition of Christian support for the death penalty in the United States. This is true especially in the South, which executes far more people than any other region. This letter could just as easily be directed to nearly any state in the South and a few elsewhere. Georgia needs to join many other states and end the use of the death penalty once and for all. In the name of Jesus No more killings in our name, Georgia Christians. Not one more.

February 23 2018

Minutes before execution, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott commutes the sentence of Thomas Whitaker!

Gov. Greg Abbott spared the life of a death row inmate less than an hour before his scheduled execution
February 23 2018

The state of Florida carried out the execution of Branch on Thursday evening at the Florida State Prison in Raiford

Branch, who was on death row for nearly 25 years, was pronounced dead of a lethal injection at 6:05 p.m. Central Standard Time
November 20 2017

Plans shaping up for this year’s Cities for Life, Cities Against the Death Penalty

Family members of murder victims, death row exonerees, death penalty attorneys, law professors, and religious leaders will join Floridians to celebrate hold vigil to end the death penalty in the State of Florida
November 2 2017
article by Andrea Riccardi

Death Penalty: Horror or Injustice

(Famiglia cristiana) translated in English
October 27 2017

Three bishops reiterate their opposition to the death penalty following resolution of court case

Barbara D. King is the Director of Communications for the diocese of Savannah
October 27 2017

Guatemala high court abolishes death penalty in civil cases

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November 28 2016

High court to examine mental disability, death penalty issue
November 12 2016

Si rafforza la pena di morte negli Stati Uniti
November 11 2016

Al liceo classico “Socrate” di Bari, conferenza “Non c’è giustizia senza vita”
October 24 2016
New York Times

The Death Penalty, Nearing Its End
June 4 2016
The Washington Post

Meet the red-state conservatives fighting to abolish the death penalty
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