Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty

Louisiana and Georgia Make Ten States With Republican Repeal Bills

Last week, Louisiana and Georgia both saw Republican-sponsored bills to repeal the death penalty introduced, making them the ninth and tenth states to see bills of this nature introduced in the 2019 session. This remarkable year is set to break records for the numbers of conservative lawmakers pushing repeal, and is surely evidence of a growing bipartisan wave against capital punishment.

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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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