On April 23rd William Rousan is scheduled to be the seventh person executed in as many months. Missouri is suddenly distinguishing itself as one of the leading execution states in the country. Call Governor Nixon now and tell him you don't want Missouri to lead the country in executions. Tell him to commute Rousan's sentence to life in prison. Tell him NO MORE DEATH PENALTY! 573-751-3222.
Two of MADP's biggest events are coming up in June!
First, our Annual Meeting will be in Kansas City on June 14th. At 12:30 we will have a luncheon featuring Sean O'Brien, UMKC law professor and expert on death penalty litigation. The meeting is at Central United Methodist, 5144 Oak St., and lunch will cost $15. Email email@example.com to RSVP.
The state of Missouri has set an execution date of March 25th, 2014 for William Rousan. In response Missourians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty will be holding vigils around the state--to see a list of all vigils, click here. More information is forthcoming.
There's an important meeting regarding Jeffrey Ferguson's execution happening at Monday morning. We want to make as many phone calls to the Governor's office before this meeting as possible. Call 573-751-3222 Monday morning between 9 and 11 and ask Governor Nixon to commute Ferguson's execution.
A news conference will take place Thursday March 20 at 11:00 a.m. in House Hearing Room 7 in the basement of the State Capitol Building, focusing on the restorative justice efforts of Jeffrey Ferguson who is set to be executed on March 26.
Speaking at the press conference will be: