This month Washington state legislators will be voting on the fate of the state's death penalty. Your voice is critical to ending the death penalty in Washington state once and for all.
Vernon Madison is scheduled to be executed on January 25, 2018 in Alabama. The Equal Justice Initiative, who is representing Madison argue that Madison should not be executed because a judge overrode the jury's recommendation of life without parole and sentenced him to death, and dementia and strokes have made Madison unable to understand why he has been sentenced to die. Catholic Mobilizing Network calls on all people of goodwill to oppose this action!
William Rayford is scheduled to be executed on January 30, 2018 in Texas. Catholic Mobilizing Network calls on all people of goodwill to oppose this action. Advocate for clemency for William by sending a letter to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. In Texas, the Governor MUST have the recommendation of clemency from a board or advisory group.
Your legislators are undertaking legislation which would restore the death penalty in Delaware. The death penalty does not serve as a deterrent, it risks innocent lives and costs tax payers millions of dollars more than life without parole. More importantly, it is an egregious act against the dignity of the human person and is against Pro-Life values.
After three years without an execution, Ohio is set to resume executions on July 26th. With 27 executions scheduled for the next 4 years, urgent action must be taken to stand for life. Governor Kasich has the authority to stop these planned executions. Now more than ever, you can take a stand for life and tell Ohio that the death penalty is a broken system of justice that causes more harm than healing.
“All Christians and people of good will are thus called today to fight not only for the abolition of the death penalty, whether legal or illegal, and in all its forms, but also in order to improve prison conditions, with respect for the human dignity of the people deprived of their freedom” - Pope Francis #Pledge4Mercy
CMN’s Mercy in Action Project seeks to promote clemency for those facing imminent execution. By joining the Mercy in Action Project you will receive monthly alerts with information on upcoming executions and tools to advocate for clemency in those cases as well as prayerful resources. Join us as we save lives on death row!
Your Governor has the authority to sign a death penalty repeal bill and make it the law of your state.
Your legislators have the authority to propose and support legislation which would repeal the death penalty from your state. The death penalty does not serve as a deterrent, it risks innocent lives and costs tax payers millions of dollars more than life without parole. More importantly, it is an egregious act against the dignity of the human person and is against Pro-Life values.