Pigs Flying In Ohio: Conservative Newspaper Calls for Abolition!
Perhaps you have heard the saying, “That will happen when pigs fly!” Well, today, after years of edging away from its long-held support for and promotion of the death penalty, the Columbus Dispatch concluded thusly:
“The only reason left for execution is vengeance, which is not an element of justice or the proper business of the state. It’s time for Ohio to do away with the death penalty.”
ACTION OPPORTUNITY: Print out the editorial (or clip it if you live near Columbus and can get a hard copy). Highlight the concluding sentence and add your own note of encouragement. Then send it along to Governor DeWine and if you live in Ohio, your own Ohio legislators.
Here’s the address:
Governor Mike DeWine
Riffe Center, 30th Floor
77 S. High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
What else can we do today?
Sign this petition to stop then next execution, scheduled in Tennessee next week, on Feb 20, 2020. AND…
- Kick in some funds to Death Penalty Action, here.
- Share on social media from Death Penalty Action’s Facebook & Twitter.
- Reply to this message to schedule a speaker for your school or community.
- Write a letter to the editor of your local news outlet.
Let us know how we can support your efforts where you live by replying to this message.
Together we are making the difference.
Scott & Abe, Co-Directors, Death Penalty Action