Nicholas Todd Sutton

Nicholas Todd Sutton

The state of Tennessee plans to execute Nicholas Todd Sutton on Thursday, February 20, 2020 for the 1985 murder of fellow inmate Carl Estep at the Morgan County Regional Correctional Facility.  The Catholic Church teaches that the death penalty is unacceptable in all cases because it is “an attack on the inviolability and dignity of the person.” (Catholic Catechism…

Stephen Michael West

Stephen Michael West

Stephen Michael West is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on August 15, 2019 in Tennessee for the murder of Wanda Romines and her 15-year old daughter Sheila. This is in spite of the recent controversy surrounding the use of lethal injection in the state. West’s appeal to the Sixth Circuit Court, filed on…

Don Edward Johnson

Don Edward Johnson

Don Edward Johnson is scheduled to be executed on May 16, 2019 in Tennessee for the murder of his wife, Connie Johnson. This is in spite of the recent controversy surrounding objections to the use of lethal injections for the prolonged and painful deaths they cause. Additionally, Johnson’s recent petition to compel testing of biological…

David Earl Miller

David Earl Miller

Tennessee has scheduled David Earl Miller’s execution for December 6, 2018 for the 1981 murder of 23-year-old Lee Standifer, who was mentally disabled. Catholic Mobilizing Network calls on all people of goodwill to oppose this action.  Take action to advocate for clemency for Mr. Miller by sending a letter to the Tennessee Board of Parole, which makes…

Edmund Zagorski

Edmund Zagorski

Edmund Zagorksi will be executed by Tennessee on Thursday, November 1st by electric chair. This will be the state’s first execution using the electric since 2007. Take action NOW and help prevent Mr. Zagorski’s cruel and painful death.

Billy Ray Irick

Billy Ray Irick

Billy Ray Irick is scheduled to be executed on August 9, 2018 in Tennessee. Take action to oppose this execution.  This will be the state’s first execution since 2009. Advocates have called for appeals due to the potential for severe pain and suffering using a new cocktail of lethal injection drugs. Catholic Mobilizing Network calls…