May 2012 Alert: Executions This Month, More Evidence of Momentum Towards Abolition, and More

In This Edition: Scheduled Executions Upcoming Events Recent News Announcements Calendar Scheduled Executions May 2: Anthony Bartee May 16: Steven Staley   Thank you to everyone who has taken action to stop tonight’s scheduled execution of Anthony Bartee, who was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1996 murder of David Cook in San Antonio. […]

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Death Penalty Repeal Becomes Law in Connecticut

Today, April 25, 2012, Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law legislation that ends the use of the death penalty in his state.  Connecticut joins four other states that have abandoned the death penalty in recent years and is the 17th non-death penalty state in the United States.  In the statement released by his office, […]

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