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To move our states to abolish death penalty

Powerful national conference call features incredible people across U.S. doing amazing work. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on April 24, 2015

Important dates to circle

April promises to be a busy month

April 14 national call to abolish the death penalty; April 30 Twitter chat on mass incarceration. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on April 13, 2015

Holy Week call to end death penalty

Nearly 400 faith leaders issue statement

Anyone ‘entrusted with power’ urged to do all they can to end practice that diminishes humanity. read more »

April 02, 2015

Our humanness prevails

Life is precious

Taking away another person’s life seems unimaginable, regardless of the fact that a heinous act may have been committed. read more »

by Kara Gotsch
on March 25, 2015

Abolish Texas death penalty

More than 550 faith leaders sign statement

Interfaith Statement of Opposition to the Death Penalty endorsed by leaders from 25 different faith traditions statewide, including United Methodists. read more »

March 16, 2015

End death penalty

4 Catholic publications unite in appeal

‘Capital punishment must end,’ says editorial posted on publications’ websites. read more »

March 16, 2015

Speak up against execution

Henry-Crowe writes to Georgia governor

Social-justice agency chief executive cites death-row inmate’s redemption, restoration. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on March 09, 2015

Students call to stop execution

Candler students, faculty hold vigil for ‘Life, Light & Solidarity’

United Methodist-related school of theology rallying to support ‘one of their own’ who sits on death row in Georgia. read more »

by Kathy Gilbert
on March 09, 2015

Save Gissendaner’s life

Use your power to stop execution

Take action to oppose execution of Georgia death-row inmate: call governor, attorney general. read more »

by Bill Mefford
on March 09, 2015

TAKE ACTION: Save Kelly Gissendaner’s Life

United Methodists believe in restorative justice United Methodists have advocated against capital punishment since 1956. And sadly, we still have capital punishment in place in far too many places in the world — including Georgia, where United Methodists and all people of faith have been working to stop the execution... read more »

Posted by Bill Mefford on March 04, 2015

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