Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty

Upcoming Event!

Join the EJUSA Evangelical Network and Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty for this upcoming, groundbreaking event! We’ll be hosting a panel at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary on Tuesday, April 2nd from 6:30-8:00 pm CT in the Nelson Price Auditorium.

We will be presenting a panel that will include two members of the Seminary’s staff, former death row inmate Billy Neal Moore, and the sister of Officer Bruce VanderJagt who was murdered in 1997, Gail Rice. The panel will be followed by a Q&A segment and will coincide with the official launch of our Louisiana Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty Chapter.

Please join us if you are in the area, or help us spread the word if you cannot attend! The event is free and open to the public. You can register 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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Great week for CCATDP in Louisiana

Last month, CCATDP held events across the great state of Louisiana to discuss the conservative case against the death penalty. From Lake Charles, to the capital in Baton Rouge, to New Orleans, our staff met with many on the right who have become concerned with the flaws in the state’s death penalty system.


In New Orleans, CCATDP partnered with Tulane University’s Young Americans for Liberty, where our National Manager Hannah Cox joined the Promise of Justice Initiative’s Michael Cahoon to present the bipartisan case for death penalty repeal. Over 60 students participated in the event.

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We’re Heading to Louisiana!

At the end of October, we’re heading to Louisiana for a string of events across the state that will examine the reasons those on both the left and right are turning against the death penalty. We’ll also be talking about the state’s history with the criminal justice system, and looking at other pressing reforms in the state, such as unanimous juries, that impact those caught up in the system.

We hope you’ll join us for an event!


Monday, October 29th | Lake Charles, La | Public Forum


Tuesday, October 30th | Baton Rouge, LA | Panel at LSU’s Law School | Special Guest Death Row Exoneree Damon Thibodeaux


Thursday, November 1st | New Orleans, LA | Tulane University | Hosted by Young Americans for Liberty

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