On October 23, 2019, James Dailey was granted a stay of execution effective through December 30, 2019 in order for his legal counsel to have time to present new and substantial claims of innocence. Send a letter to Governor DeSantis and urge him to grant a clemency hearing for Mr. Dailey.
As Catholics, we are called to respect the dignity of all human life—regardless of the harm one has suffered or caused. While CMN remains steadfast in its mission to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice, we recognize that we cannot simply stand by when experiencing COVID-19 behind bars could, for some, mean a de facto death sentence.
Download and share these graphics to voice your support for those facing COVID-19 in U.S. prisons, jails, and detention centers, and encourage others to sign on to the Statement of Solidarity: A Catholic Response to COVID-19 Behind Bars.
Together, we can advocate for responses to the pandemic that honor the dignity of our incarcerated brothers and sisters.
As Catholics, we are called to respect the dignity of all human life—regardless of the harm one has suffered or caused. That means we cannot simply stand by when experiencing COVID-19 behind bars could, for some, mean a de facto death sentence.
More than 25,000 Catholics and people of faith have already pledged to educate, advocate, and pray for an end to the death penalty. Add your name to help build a culture of life.
Harness the power of social media and start advocating for the dignity of all life. Click on any of the graphics below to view them full size. Then, download and share using the hashtags #RespectLifeMonth and #HopeOverDeath.
For the first time in 16 years, the federal government plans to resume the practice of capital punishment, with four executions scheduled between December 2019 and January 2020.
It is imperative that people of faith raise their voices in opposition to this regression in federal policy.