New Proposal Would Conceal Execution Protocol

Today the Nebraska Department of Corrections announced a public hearing on a proposal to change the execution protocols in Nebraska. Our NADP staff and board members have anticipated this action, and are working with partner organizations to oppose any attempt to hide the ugly aspects of execution policies and procedures. Read the full story here. Nebraskans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty is ready to stand against any effort to cloak Nebraska’s broken death penalty system in secrecy. No matter what people think of the death penalty itself, Nebraskans value transparency and accountability in every aspect of government. In fact, it’s carved in stone above the main entrance of our State

The election is over. The cause goes on.

Thank you to the thousands of people who worked so hard to communicate our message to the voters. Nebraskans across the political spectrum worked together to call for an end to the death penalty. Even though the voters have restored capital punishment to state law, the fact is it’s still an inherently flawed system. Innocent people are still at risk of execution. There are still problems with lethal injection. It still doesn’t deter violent crime. It is still extraordinarily expensive. And it’s still contrary to religious and moral beliefs. Life imprisonment is still the better solution. We have accomplished something truly significant. We engaged thousands of our friends and neighbors – in

Vote, Vote, Vote!

Friends, today is the day. Let’s make the final stretch count! Today, remind a loved one to vote RETAIN on Referendum 426, help a friend look up their polling place, and post on social media why you are going to #VoteRetain426 to end the death penalty!


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