Two Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Clemency Proceedings This Week Before “Activist” Parole Board.

For Immediate Release — November 30, 2021

Contact: Abraham Bonowitz — 561–371–5204

All Eyes on Oklahoma Death Penalty

Two Mentally Ill Prisoners Face Clemency Proceedings This Week Before “Activist” Parole Board.

Final Execution of 2021 Set for December 9: Press Conference Weds (12/1) at 2pm

Oklahoma City, OK — Everyone concerned with capital punishment and human rights in the United States is watching Oklahoma today and until December 9 as…

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This morning in Oklahoma City, BJ Stouffer’s clemency hearing starts at 9am CST. Yes, Oklahoma set SEVEN execution dates, not just one. They killed John Grant. They are trying to kill Julius Jones. Next in line, Stouffer is scheduled to be killed on December 9. Sign his petition here.

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One year ago today, many of us awoke to the sad news that Bill Pelke had died.

One of Bill’s favorite photos. He is pictured with Sister Helen Prejean and Susan Sarandon, who won an academy award as Best Acress for her portrayal of Sister Helen in the film, Dead Man Walking.
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Sigh. Soon after the “Justice for Julius” march arrived at the church across the street from the Department of Corrections unit where the Julius Jones clemency hearing was to take place, we got bad news.

The judge in the Rodney Reed case DECLINED to recommend a new trial for Rodney…

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Yesterday morning I attended part of the federal hearing on the question of whether the men facing execution in Oklahoma may join the lethal injection challenge here. If allowed to do so, their executions would be temporarily halted. …

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