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The Death Penalty is "Retreating"

NADP participates in an action packed training workshop! Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty was one of seven states invited to participate in a recent national training retreat held in Connecticut. The event was sponsored by Equal Justice USA and was focused on bringing more stakeholders to the table in our campaign to end the death penalty, no matter where they fall on the political spectrum. Additionally, the retreat focused on reaching out to murder victims’ family members and individuals from the law enforcement community. During the four-day workshop, we gained specific tools that will help us break down boundaries and make our movement more powerful than ever! After all,

Nebraskans Speak Out Against the Death Penalty and Lethal Injection

Hearing on proposed lethal injection protocols generates much interest NADP is grateful to everyone who made their voices heard in opposition to Nebraska’s death penalty and the proposed lethal injection protocols. We were pleased to see the number of individuals from around the state who submitted written testimony and those who brought their powerful voices to the public hearing. Just days before the Department of Correctional Services was set to hear public comments on Nebraska’s proposed lethal injection protocol calling for the use of a 3 drug cocktail, the state of Ohio announced that it would be changing to a never-before used one-drug protocol. Corrections officials in Ohio made this

NCADP Annual Conference - Building Bridges to Wider Audiences

NADP participates in an action packed weekend of training workshops! This year the NCADP’s Annual Conference brought together hundreds of the movement’s most valuable assets—abolitionists, leaders, and activists. This year’s theme, Training for the Long Run—Building Bridges to Wider Audiences, focused on broadening our base of support for ending capital punishment. The three-day event was jam-packed with presentations by individuals who have lost loved ones to violent crime, death row exonerees, policy experts, faith leaders, and legislators. Two of NADP’s most dedicated activists, Miriam Thimm Kelle and Kurt Mesner, were in attendance as part of the community of murder victims' family membe

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