Conservatives Concerned About The Death Penalty receives 500th media hit

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EJUSA is excited to welcome two new board members!

This summer, EJUSA elected two new members to its Board of Directors, rounding out our incredible group of leaders to eight. Sonya Shaw and James Queen (pictured at left) bring two unique but invaluable sets of skills and experiences to the organization, and we are thrilled to have them on our team. read more Source: […]

Marc Hyden on the Scott Horton Radio Show

I returned as a guest to the Scott Horton Show yesterday to update his listeners on our many successes and the growing conservative discontent with the death penalty. You can hear the entire interview here. Source: Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty     

Another Botched Execution, an Update from CCATDP

On July 23rd, Americans were witness to yet another botched execution. This one happened in Arizona after the state purchased untested drugs from a secret source. These new events have led many conservatives to reexamine their position on the death penalty. Conservatives Concerned in the Media CCATDP has been featured in many different media outlets […]

This Weeks News: NCADP Renews Call to Halt All Executions After New Findings Ohio Prisoner Suffered

Today, the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty renewed its call for a halt to all executions nationwide, in response to this week’s new findings by a medical expert indicating that an Ohio prisoner was conscious and likely suffered a prolonged and lingering death during a lethal injection in January. “There is a disconnect […]

Should Conservatives Oppose the Death Penalty?

Townhall magazine hosted a written debate on the death penalty. While both sides offered points in support and against the capital punishment. They had this to say about CCATDP, Groups like Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty have been created as networks for conservatives across the country to debate and question the continued use of […]

The Case Against the Death Penalty — From the Right

Hanna Kozlowska of the New York Times described the politically Right side of the case against the death penalty that is rising up out of the spate of botched executions. She cites conservatives and libertarians who are working to educate people on the death penalty’s failures. She said, A modest but growing group of conservatives […]

EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Capital Punishment Scholar Austin Sarat

Austin Sarat, the William Nelson Cromwell professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College, is one of the preeminent capital punishment scholars in the nation. His most recent book, Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America’s Death Penalty, examines botched executions throughout American history. We spoke with him to discuss the recent botched execution of […]

These women are definitely working for a change

EJUSA Executive Director Shari Silberstein traveled to Philadelphia last month to connect with our one of our partners, Mothers in Charge, about our future work together to demand services for crime survivors. While there, we had a few moments to address a group of women recently released from prison. They were participating in a unique […]