Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty

GOP Lawmakers Leading Death Penalty Repeal in Several States

In her latest article at Newsmax, our National Manager Hannah Cox discusses the growing amount of conservatives sponsoring repeal bills. 2019 is shaping up to be a huge year for repeal with six states and counting currently considering Republican-sponsored bills to repeal the death penalty.

You can read the full piece here.

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Upcoming Events in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is picking up steam and is well on its way to passing death penalty repeal legislation yet again! This year, they are posed to have the votes for a veto override as well, meaning this could be the year the last state in New England with the death penalty finally says goodbye.

There are several upcoming events where local residents can get involved and show their support.

  • February 19th at 9 AM: Vigil in front of State House
  • February 19th at 10 AM: Criminal Justice Hearing in Rep’s Hall
  • February 19th 12:30 PM-1:30 PM  (hearing lunch break): Upham Walker House reception with Sr. Helen and Exonerees
  • February 20th at 10 AM: House Criminal Justice Committee Executive  Committee on HB 455, LOB 204
  • February 20th at 12 noon-2 PM: Legislative Lunch in State House Cafeteria – Meet and greet with Sr Helen and Kirk Bloodsworth
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