Death Penalty & The Presidential Election Cycle

Death Penalty Action co-director Abe Bonowitz will be presenting a workshop at the Faith, Politics & The Common Good conference in Des Moines, Iowa this week (Jan 9–11).

Join us in Iowa this week!

Death Penalty Action is excited to be collaborating with a new organization — VOTE COMMON GOOD. Death Penalty Action Advisory Board Member Doug Pagitt serves as the executive director of Vote Common Good.

Death Penalty Action co-director Abe Bonowitz will be presenting a workshop and otherwise helping out at the Faith, Politics & The Common Good conference in Des Moines, Iowa this week (Jan 9–11). Check it out here, and please consider joining us there! Get FREE REGISTRATION with the discount code DPA, or simply use this link.

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For the record, we’ll be there officially in our non-partisan Death Penalty Action hat. Abe will be leading one training, and will otherwise be networking with many other leaders. Our goal is to assist people working in other sectors by making sure they have the right words and connections when capital punishment comes up in the election debates and organizing. Death Penalty Action will give people tools for finding common ground with folks who do not yet see the death penalty as either immoral, or as a failed public policy.

As you know, in our non-partisan hat, the work is simply public education about the issue without advocating for or against any particular political candidate. Death Penalty Action is advocating for better public policy choices when it comes to responding to capital murder, and will do so in the context of elections where and when it makes sense and is legal given our 501c3 nonprofit tax status.

Now, if you have read this far, thank you. Here’s the rub. Our efforts at year-end fund raising fell drastically short of goal. We invite your support for this important work. Our goal is $800 to cover flight (already purchased), hotel, food, ground transportation and handouts. If you think this is worthy, we invite your assistance today at any level, via PayPal if possible, which provides for instant cash transfer.

Thank you! Forward toward a better tomorrow!

Death Penalty Action provides high visibility resources, leadership and support in order to stop executions.

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