Following the results of the ballot measures, many media outlets were eager to report CCATDP’s perspective.
The conservative outlet, Townhall wrote,
In fact, a growing chorus of conservative voices are joining the call to end the death penalty. Marc Hyden, the national coordinator for Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, had this to say about Nebraska’s decision: “Conservatives increasingly believe the death penalty is a broken government program that wastes money and threatens innocent lives. This understanding drove Nebraska lawmakers to repeal the death penalty last year, and it is only a matter of time before Nebraska voters come to reevaluate this failed policy. Capital punishment’s heyday has clearly passed, and regardless of today’s result, conservatives will continue to lead the way towards its end.”
Specifically referencing Oklahoma’s State Question 776, OKWNews reported,
Opposition to the state question is bipartisan. Marc Hyden, national representative for Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty said, “This measure will not limit the death penalty’s brokenness one bit. Instead, it may exacerbate underlying problems.”