Monthly Archives: October 15, 2006

News Alerts

Spitzer, Faso spar over death penaltyNewsday – Long Island,NY,USA… the New York political scene in 1994 as a “pragmatic liberal,” the only Democrat among four running for attorney general who supported the death penalty in a … Fighting the death penalty Author carries on missionThe Journal – Westchester,NY,USA… Social Action. Schwarzschild was a longtime…read more

Executions avenge, but don't deter

Does the death penalty deter murders?By RICK CASEY Some studies say it does. Some have even quantified the effect, projecting that for each murderer executed anywhere from three to 32 would-be victims are saved. Other studies disagree. The most recent, published in the current issue of the Texas Law Journal, features Texas and, in particular,…read more

Annother innocent man on Texas death row?

New evidence surfaces in bombing caseBy MAX B. BAKERStar-Telegram Staff Writer Six years ago, Texas Death Row inmate Michael Toney made headlines when he tried to sell seats to his execution over the Internet. But now Toney, convicted of blowing up three people in Lake Worth on Thanksgiving Day in 1985, may create another stir…read more

Quote of the week

«If we are not our brother’s keeper, let us at least not be his executioner.» — Marlon Brando (1924-2004), American actor.

AbolitionWear 12,000 feet above the ground

Last weekend I jumped off an airplane 12,000 feet above the ground wearing my Stop Executions Now shirt. “Only skydivers know why the birds sing!” Let AbolitionWear do the talking! Wear a T-shirt, sweatshirt, or a button and give the cashier, bank teller, or whomever else you encounter the chance to get the facts.

NCADP 2006: Abolition Rising

ncadp 2006 national conference Abolition Rising NCADP has extended the scholarship deadline for NCADP 2006: Abolition Rising conference. The deadline has been extended from Sept. 30 to Thursday, Oct. 5. Please note that scholarships may pay for conference registration OR for hotel accommodations. To download a copy of the scholarship application, go here: