Live, Today on Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty: Federal Execution & Activism
Watch LIVE (or afterwards) TODAY: 2pm EDT Thursday, September 3, 2020, on the Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VoicesofExperienceontheDeathPenalty
Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty will feature a discussion about the protests of the federal executions on August 26 and August 28, and also the upcoming executions scheduled for September 22 and 24, what can we all do about them.
Special Guests include Attorney Ashley Kincaid Eve (pictured), a member of the Advisory Board of Death Penalty Action and a friend of Chris Vialva, scheduled to be executed on September 24. Also, Sister Barbara Battista (tentative), a founder of the Terre Haute Death Penalty Resistance Network and spiritual advisor to Keith Nelson, the man executed on August 28th. AND, Lauren Sobchak, a leader with Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, which has been staging local federal execution vigils.
With your hosts Abe Bonowitz, Ashley Kincaid Eve and Bill Pelke.
SEND QUESTIONS IN ADVANCE to info@Deathpenaltyaction.org — or post them in the comments on the live stream.
Watch LIVE (or afterwards) on the Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VoicesofExperienceontheDeathPenalty
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Learn More about the Voices of Experience on the Death Penalty and see links to past episodes at http://deathpenaltyaction.org/voices
ALSO: SAVE THE DATE:
Join Death Penalty Action Director Abraham Bonowitz on Wednesday, September 9, when he will be facilitating a powerful and transformational exploration of what holds us back and how to overcome hesitancy in helping others. Registration for this workshop is FREE but must be completed in advance. Click here for details and to register!
There is so much more to share, but I want to keep today’s message brief. Please check our social media platforms for more videos and news coverage from last week’s executions. Twitter, Facebook, and we’re now on Instagram too!
What else can you do?
- Sign and share the petition to Congress
- Visit our federal executions resource page for a list of action opportunities
- Have your faith community, club, team, business, civic group, etc. sign the organizational sign-on letter to congress, here
- Sign petitions on state cases here
- Click here to get t-shirts, masks, and ANNOUNCING, now you can also order yard signs like those in the photo above, and others, here.
Death Penalty Action is building the coalition to support legislation to end federal executions. Your donation today enhances our capacity today and this week. Please help now.
PS: Visit this site to see a list of additional actions you can take today and this week: http://deathpenaltyaction.org/federal-death-penalty