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27death penalty abolition activities

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  • Andy Hoover
    Sep 15, 2006
      Friends, over the coming weeks, there will be numerous opportunities to be engaged in one of this country's great human rights disasters: capital punishment.  I hope you will consider attending some of these events.

      Andy Hoover
      Central Pennsylvanians to Abolish the Death Penalty (www.cpadp.org)
      Pennsylvania Abolitionists United Against the Death Penalty (www.pa-abolitionists.org)

      Fliers are attached for all of these events.

      "United by love, Divided by bars"
      Saturday, September 23
      First United Methodist Church of Germantown, Philadelphia
      conference on the impact of the death penalty and the criminal justice system on families and on communities.  Featured speakers include Harold Wilson, Pennsylvania's most recent death row exoneree; Diann Rust-Tierney, executive director, National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty; and The Reverend Walter Everett, Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights
      MORE INFO: 215-324-1751
      CO-SPONSORS: PA Abolitionists, American Friends Service Committee, Pennsylvania Prison Society, FUMCOG, Reunification and Transportation Services

      "Witness & Action: A groundbreaking conference on Christian responses to the death penalty"
      Saturday, September 30
      Mount Saint Mary's University, Emmitsburg, MD
      The flier says RSVP by September 1, but it's my understanding that they are still taking reservations.
      MORE INFO: 301-447-5368

      "Rally for a halt to executions!"
      Saturday, October 7
      State Capitol steps (Third Street side), Harrisburg
      SPONSOR: Amnesty International USA
      MORE INFO: maintern4@..., 202-544-0200 x299
      Preceded by "The Path to Justice: Teach-in for a halt to executions"
      Downtown Harrisburg (venue TBA, visit www.cpadp.org for updates)
      Featuring workshops on lobbying your legislator and winning a moratorium resolution in your town, faith community, and organization.
      CO-SPONSORS: PA Abolitionists, CPADP
      MORE INFO: info@..., 717-919-1177