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MO-SB 816 Repeals the death penalty. – Meeting set for 3:00 PM, SCR
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Senate Hearing on Repealing the Death Penalty

MADP encourages you to attend an historic public hearing for Senate Bill (SB) 816, which would repeal Missouri’s death penalty—taking place at 3:00 pm, Tuesday, Jan. 19 in Senate Committee Hearing Room 1, on the 1st floor of the State Capitol in Jefferson City. This is the first time in our state’s modern history that a Republican-sponsored repeal measure has been brought before a Senate committee.
SB 816, sponsored by Sen. Paul Wieland (R-Imperial) will be heard before the General Laws and Pensions Committee.

January 15, 2016

GOVWATCH – Senate Hearing: Senate Bill 816 – Repeal of the Death Penalty – Jan. 19th, 3 PM

MO-SB 816 Repeals the death penalty. – Meeting set for 3:00 PM, SCR 1 Senate-General Laws and Pensions 01/19 Senate Hearing on Repealing the Death Penalty […]
January 6, 2016
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Court Rules MODOC Violated Sunshine Law

COURT RULES DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS VIOLATED SUNSHINE LAW BY WITHHOLDING DEATH PENALTY RECORDS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 5, 2016 Contact: Alona Sistrunk, (314) 649-5761, asistrunk@aclu-mo.org Cole […]
December 23, 2015

Missouri Police Violence Highlights Blatant Racism

Dr. Frank Baumgartner’s report on the racial and geographical disparity in the application of the death penalty in Missouri is reflected in this report from Mapping […]
December 22, 2015
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Death to the Death Penalty

I do not think God approves of the death penalty for any crime — rape and murder included. Capital punishment is against the best judgment of modern […]